Friday, December 24, 2010

Jury nullification and RAW

Robert Anton Wilson has an essay in Chaos and Beyond which discusses the history of jury nullification and advocates for the practice to become better known, as a way of restricting the power of the state to repress individual liberties.

With that in mind, here is some news which I believe he would enjoyed: Dan Clore put up a posting at about a Montana judge noting the increasing difficulty in seating juries willing to convict in marijuana possession cases. Another article about the jury's "mutiny" in the same case is here.

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