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Post date: Posted on: April 13, 2016

At the Washington Post, Clay Conrad writes on the history of jury nullification in a piece entitled "History is clear: Juries were supp

Tags: Civil Litigation / Civil Procedure, Comparative Law, Courts, Criminal Law
Post date: Posted on: March 21, 2016

Lawyers must be wary of any communication with jurors in cases the lawyers are litigating.  It is universally recognized that such contact is forbidden as it could sway or influence a juror’s decision-making, even unconsciously.  But how attenuated can such contact be and still be considered to f

Tags: Administrative Law, Civil Litigation / Civil Procedure, Commercial Litigation, Courts, Criminal Law, Legal Ethics, Legal Industry, Legal Theory
Post date: Posted on: March 18, 2016

In a cross-post on the Volokh Conspiracy and Foundation for Economic Education websites, Eugene Volokh briefly analyzes a jury nullification bill that was passed by th

Tags: Constitutional Law, Courts, Criminal Law, Evidence, Legal Theory

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