jury nullification

'Socially awkward'? Graduation rapist not guilty of stalking
Published on Aug 8th, 2012
6 comments Convicted rapist Jeffrey Kitze could stay in jail for another seven years– but not due to a stalking charge filed two years ago. A Charlottesville jury of five women and two men has acquitted...
Jury nullification: The elephant in the room
Published on Jul 24th, 2012
22 comments There's an elephant in every courtroom. Prosecutors and judges won't show it to jurors, and even Virginia defense lawyers seem forbidden from mentioning this fact: If you think a law is unjust, you...