Jury rights outreach – Concord (1/4/16)

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Today I started the new year off by conducting jury rights outreach in Concord.

Jury nullification is where a jury chooses not to convict based on their conscience rather than the letter of the law, thereby nullifying a bad law or a bad application of a law. Jury rights activists pass out pamphlets to jurors informing them of their right to nullify.

It was a chilly morning, and most jurors were not thrilled to be there. A couple of them mistook me for a court employee and asked me questions regarding paperwork, parking, etc., which I answered to the best of my abilities.

A total of 53 jurors were reached, with zero refusals.