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Why Can’t We Nullify?

Why Can’t We Nullify? Jury Duty: A pain, a nuisance, an imposition on our everyday lives.  When I typed in “Ways to get out of” into Google, the very first suggested search was Jury Duty…followed by debt, a lease, school, … Continue reading

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The Gideon Myth

Anthony Lewis’s account of Gideon v. Wainwright in Gideon’s Trumpet leaves most readers with a sense of patriotism or faith in the American justice system.  Mr. Gideon, a lowly poor man, believed he was being denied his Constitutional rights, and … Continue reading

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