Jury Nullification: Convincing Your Fellow Jurors to Break the Law
Delivering a verdict that goes against the law, termed jury nullification, is a seldom studied phenomenon which has severe implications for the judicial system. Research on the topic suggests that those who know about nullification are more likely to advocate for it during deliberations and that jury nullification often occurs when there is perceived unfairness surrounding the trial. This research examined whether juveniles tried as adults are at risk of jury nullification and whether information regarding jury nullification or sex offender registry can affect nullification rates ...
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