New Hampshire did something extraordinary the other day. The Granite State decided to take juries and the work they do seriously. As of Jan. 1, 2013, criminal defense lawyers will be permitted to inform juries that they are to determine not just the facts in a given prosecution, but whether the law has been correctly applied to the controversy at hand. In other words, New Hampshire has adopted jury nullification.
One Hand Clapping
A Little Revolt In The Jury Room
The Connecticut Law Tribune
July 6, 2012
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