Jury rights outreach – Concord (2/29/16)

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Today I informed jurors in Concord of their right to nullify bad laws.

Jury nullification is where a jury chooses not to convict a defendant irrespective of the letter of the law. Jury rights activists distribute pamphlets to inform jurors of their right to nullify bad laws by voting their conscience.

It was the first selection of the jury pool, and at one point jurors were held up going through security to the point where a line formed out the door into the parking lot. Otherwise the operation was carried out without incident.

All jurors reached out to, a total of 56, accepted the pamphlet.