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What Is Jury Nullification?

The concept of jury nullification has been around since the common law era. A jury of one’s peers can choose to acquit a defendant that they, in fact, find guilty in light of a perceived injustice in the law. But can jury nullification be used for unjust purposes? Clark Neily and Orin Kerr outline the history and debate the merits of historical uses of jury nullification or conscientious acquittal in this No. 86 video. https://youtube.com/watch?v=T9VmJlSyU8A

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