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Advanced Learning

For those who have a basic understanding of jury nullification, FIJA presents a variety of opportunities to dig deeper. In the resources below, you will learn more about:

  • how other aspects of the legal system—such as plea bargaining, asset forfeiture, speedy trial guarantees, etc.—either undermine or support our right to trial by jury and the benefit of jury nullification
  • specific subtopics under the umbrella of trial by jury—such as juror eligibility, jury selection, juror oaths, 


Upcoming Learning Opportunities

October 2021: TBA


Past Presentations




Jury Duty Is for Heroes
presented by 
Kirsten C. Tynan
Executive Director of the
Fully Informed Jury Association
in celebration of Jury Rights Day
5 September 2021



Twenty Million Angry Men
A Conversation with
Professor James Binnall
4 August 2021


Justice before the Law
with Professor Michael Huemer
15 June 2021


Video will be available soon.


What Can Jurors Learn from Tank Man?
with Robert Anthony Peters
FIJA Vice Chairman and
Director/Writer of Tank Man, the movie




The Missing American Jury
with Professor Suja Thomas




State of the American Jury System 2021
with Clark Neily (Cato Institute),
Catherine Bernard (public defender and FIJA Georgia State Contact),
and Michael Maharrey (Tenth Amendment Center)


Video will be available soon.