Jury nullification is defined as the power of the individuals on the jury to judge the law itself and to refuse to convict the defendant if, in their judgment, the law is unjust. Jurors may also believe a law to be unconstitutional, unfair, discriminatory or misapplied in the particular case. (Libertocracy). For a trial to be legitimate, the jury must be informed that they have the right and duty to judge both the law and the facts. In order to fulfill their duty to the defendant, the community and their own consciences, they must use their own judgment to determin…
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