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2021 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, 

View our advanced learning presentations from 2021 below.




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
in celebration of Magna Carta Day
15 June 2021


What Can Jurors Learn from Tank Man?

with Robert Anthony Peters
FIJA Vice Chairman and
Director/Writer of Tank Man, the movie
on the anniversary of the Tiananmen Square Massacre
4 June 2021




The Missing American Jury

with Professor Suja Thomas
30 March 2021




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)
25 January 2021