You might think they are contradictory, but I tell you the notions are wholly consistent. We can and should have an independent judiciary. We should also permit juries to nullify the law. The world would be a better place if we appointed judges for life, and set jurors loose. Ordinary citizens might feel that what they say and do in a courtroom matters.
One Hand Clapping
Judges Hijack Cases, Take Power From Jurors
The Connecticut Law Tribune
April 4, 2011
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