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To: AEMILIUS PAULUS
jury nullification is a spreading loony idea typical of our times.

Why do you say that. Does the jurist not have the right to vote his conscience? And if his conscience says that the law the defendant is being persecuted against is horse hockey shouldn't the jurist be able to say so?

That in a nutshell is jury nullification. We think the law is unconstitutional so we refuse to convict anyone of violating it.

The jury is the ultimate authority in any trial

15 posted on 12/17/2015 9:46:53 AM PST by John O (God Save America (Please))
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To: John O
Laws are the product of legislators not some nut's private belief of what is just or unjust. Jurors, when seated, swear to follow the judges instructions as to the law and when the juror nullifies he violates that oath rendering himself a liar. The recourse for so called unjust laws are the referendum, recall, amendment to the states constitution, running for office, voting out the rascals, etc.

I would ask any potential juror if he believed in "nullification" and if he said yes I would have him removed for cause.

Once again it is a bunch of nut jobs imagining in their lunacy they are striking a blow for justice, in reality they are agents of chaos and if their ideas spread we will be irreparably harmed. They should be kept off juries and is they conceal their belief in nullification to get on they should be punished.

May each nullifier be tried for their life, liberty and property by a nullifier who believes he knows better than everyone else.

21 posted on 12/17/2015 10:03:36 AM PST by AEMILIUS PAULUS
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