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Jury Nullification

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I know this topic has been discussed here in the past, but I believe it's worth reviewing. The more people that know about this the better!

 

The following is taken from the May 28, 2017 Canna Law Blog of the law firm Harris/Bricken.  http://www.cannalawblog.com/jury-nullification-is-a-real-thing-and-you-should-know-about-it/?utm_source=Harris+Bricken+-+Canna+Law+Blog&utm_campaign=af3f26ae52-RSS_EMAIL_CAMPAIGN&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_f771927421-af3f26ae52-71351949

 

 

"Most people—and even many lawyers—are surprised to learn that juries are not required to follow the law. When a jury’s conscience takes over and tells it that someone does not deserve criminal punishment for his or her actions, regardless of the law, the jury can choose to acquit. In legal terms, this is known as “jury nullification“: a systemic public safeguard from government run amok. To the chagrin of prosecutors, when jury nullification occurs, the Fifth Amendment’s Double Jeopardy Clause also prevents the acquitted person from being re-tried for the same charge."

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gotta post this in other places that dont know about it. marijuana forum people probably already know.

 

 

go post this on the regular people internet sites for best measure! :)

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