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Fully Informed Jury Amendment


FIJA is a national group which seeks to put laws on the books in all 50 states which will inform juries that they have the right to return not guilty verdicts if the ends of justice would not be served by applying the law in question to this particular defendant. We already see juries returning not guilty verdicts in cases of obvious state misconduct, i.e., the Berry and DeLorean trials, or where charges are politically motivated as in the Ohio-7 acquittal last year. With the increase in politically inspired prosecutions, as well as the unjust laws still in effect, this is a very important issue and one that PLN supports. For more information write: FIJA, P.O. Box 59, Helmville, MT 59843. (FIJA has chapters in 32 states, write them for information.)

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