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Advanced Topics

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

 

2021

 
September

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

 

 
 
August

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

 
June

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

 

 

March

The Missing American Jury
with Professor Suja Thomas

 

 

January

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.