quotes tagged with 'jury'

The jury has the right to judge both the law as well as the fact in controversy.

Author: John Jay, Source: UnknownSaved by ImaWriterIII in judge johnjay laws jury 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

If the jury feels the law is unjust, we recognize the undisputed power of the jury to acquit, even if its verdict is contrary to the law as given by a judge, and contrary to the evidence and the courts must abide by that decision.

Author: US v Moylan, Source: 4th Circuit Court of Appeals, 1969, 417 F.2d at 1006Saved by ImaWriterIII in constitution judge right law jury courts unjust 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]
I consider trial by jury to be the only anchor ever yet imagined by man, by which a government can be held to the principles of the constitution.
Author: Thomas Jefferson, Source: Works 3:71Saved by cboyack in constitution government trial jury judicial 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]
A jury consists of twelve persons chosen to decide who has the better lawyer.
Author: Robert Frost, Source: UnknownSaved by Doc in law justice judgement lawyer jury 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]

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