Jury Rights and Responsibilities

Legal experts used hypothetical cases to discuss jury nullification and the rights and responsibilities of jury… read more

Legal experts used hypothetical cases to discuss jury nullification and the rights and responsibilities of jury members. "Nullification" is the power of the jury to ignore evidence and acquit a defendant based on the jury’s sense of justice or fairness. Forms of nullification include the lone holdout juror and acquittal in the face of overwhelming evidence of guilt. Following their discussion, they took questions from the audience. close

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Program ID:
80075-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 31, 1997
Last Aired:
Jul 1, 1997

Airing Details

  • Mar 31, 1997 | 9:30am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 31, 1997 | 10:31pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 01, 1997 | 2:11am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 01, 1997 | 3:58pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 05, 1997 | 2:30pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 01, 1997 | 12:35am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 01, 1997 | 5:54am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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