1: The Secret Power of Jury Nullification

from  Life of the Law

Sep 16, 2012

Though jurors are sworn to uphold the law during their deliberation, they still have the power to decide that a defendant is innocent even when all signs point to their guilt. Prosecutor Paul Butler traces the ways this hidden process was a boon for abolitionists in the 1800’s, and a curse to contemporary prosecutors arguing for a guilty verdict. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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