The Three Verdicts: Guilty, Not Guilty and Nullification


Fri, Feb 14th, 2014 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

This video by YouTubber CGP Grey explains that there are three possible verdicts in a court of law: guilty, not-guilty and nullification. Nullification occurs when "members of the jury disagree with the law the defendant has been charged with breaking, or believe that the law should not be applied in that particular case." Of course, if you want to avoid jury duty to begin with, we provide a handy guide.



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