Justice

How Jury Duty Gives You the Power to Erase Bad Laws

Source: The Daily Bell October 9, 2018 By Joe Jarvis There’s not a single person that has to go to prison in the USA for growing, selling, using, or possessing marijuana. But 21 states still prohibit marijuana use, cultivation, or sale in any form, even for medical use. Everything cannabis …

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Juries Should Be More Than Rubber Stamps for Prosecutors

Source: Foundation for Ecnomic Education January 18, 2018 by  Daniel J. Mitchell I haven’t written in any detail about “jury nullification” since late 2010, and it’s time to rectify that sin of omission. Nullification occurs when a jury votes not guilty because a law is either unjust or wrongly applied, not because …

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Jurors Must Stand between the State and Its Victims

If a person is not accused of theft, fraud, harming a minor, or physical violence, there is no place for them in a cell. Source: Foundation for Economic Education October 24, 2017 by  David Gornoski “Do you mean to tell me, that if there was a law against state attorneys …