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asciilifeform: jury nullification is, contrary to popular belief, not really a thing in usa. not in the sense that it is impossible - it is certainly possible, on paper. but in practice verdict (in criminal cases) must be unanimous, and it never happens.
mircea_popescu: any matter with strict liability straight to jury nullification.
chetty: one of the good reasons for jury hasn't really been used ...nullification of bad law
assbot: Jury Nullification | Fully Informed Jury Association ... ( http://bit.ly/1AK0AWp )
assbot: 6 results for 'nullification' : http://search.bitcoin-assets.com/?q=nullification
asciilifeform: !s nullification
decimation: kinda like the voter's version of nullification
decimation: I suppose that's the point of jury nullification
mircea_popescu: the exact equivalent of jury nullification
mircea_popescu: or review the legal history of the concept of nullification
jcpham: but has yet to disband it through some type of wording or contractual nullification
ozbot: Activist Post: IRS to Jail Woman Who Owes $0 in Taxes, Seeks Jury Nullification