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Jury Nullification

Hornburger

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Do you support jury nullification?

Why or why not?

Just curious to find what everyone thinks on the subject.
 

Kandahar

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Yes.

If the law is unjust, it is also unjust to expect anyone with a conscience to vote to convict the defendent. And if the law is so unpopular that twelve random people unanimously agree that it is unjust (the odds of that happening with a law with even a 20% approval are very slim), then it's probably safe to say that the government is mistaken and the jury is correct.
 
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