LITTLE FALLS, Minn. (AP) — Court officials say a jury has been picked to hear the case of a Little Falls homeowner who claims he was defending himself when he shot and killed two teens who entered his home. 104 more words
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Hung juries are generally considered to be a rare outcome to a trial. However, even though it is not a true resolution, it can be considered your best outcome. 842 more words
One Bad Apple Can Spoil the Whole Bunch. When Should a Juror, Not Be a Juror? by Richard A. Cook, The Barrister’s Toolbox – A Resource for Trial Advocacy… 93 more words
RALEIGH (WTVD) — A judge has declared a mistrial and will separate the cases of two brothers accused of a home invasion style robbery in Raleigh’s historic Oakwood neighborhood that left a man paralyzed. 387 more words
Treat Nullification as a Known Option, by Dr. Ken Broda-Bahm, Persuasive Litigator
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Jury nullification is treated as a deep and dangerous secret. The idea that a jury can decide to follow its own moral guidance instead of following the law, is the legal doctrine that dare not speak its name, at least not anywhere near a courtroom.