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Re: Jury Duty
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- Subject: Re: Jury Duty
- From: Anonymous <[email protected]>
- Date: Wed, 23 Dec 1998 20:44:50 +0100
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On Wed, 23 Dec 1998, Anonymous wrote:
> In 22 years of being qualified, I am facing my first jury duty summons as a regular employee and see no way out except to report. The old self-employment, financial burden exemption no longer applies.
> Is there a good web site where I can find other legal means to recuse myself (I live in AZ), or if I do
> decide to report and get on a trial, a web site on my rights to vote my conscious, aka jury nullification?
Tell them the following:
"I am aware of the doctrine of jury nullification and I will inform my
fellow jurors of it. I will invoke it in cases where the defendant
has been charged with a victimless crime, i.e. drug-related offenses,
statutory rape, or other thoughtcrime, or when the law is otherwise
unjust or unreasonable."
The prosecutor won't touch you with a 10 foot pole.