When a case goes to trial, a jury has THREE options - they can determine the defendant guilty or not OR they can nullify the law altogether if they believe that it violates the rights of the people.
Answer by waldorfmom at 3:02 AM on Nov. 10, 2010
Answer by ballewal at 3:21 PM on Nov. 9, 2010
Answer by ballewal at 3:31 PM on Nov. 9, 2010
Answer by stacymomof2 at 9:35 PM on Nov. 9, 2010
The instructions to the jury in the first jury trial before the Supreme Court of the United States illustrate the true power of the jury
But we have other mechanisms in that case. Mumia Abu Jamal is getting a new trial based on the instruction given to the jury that convicted him...
Answer by sweet-a-kins at 3:29 PM on Nov. 9, 2010
Answer by UpSheRises at 4:01 PM on Nov. 9, 2010
Answer by ballewal at 3:27 PM on Nov. 9, 2010
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