quotes tagged with 'jury'
Author: John Jay, Source: Unknown
The jury has the right to judge both the law as well as the fact in controversy.
Author: US v Moylan, Source: 4th Circuit Court of Appeals, 1969, 417 F.2d at 1006
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.
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 3:71
A jury consists of twelve persons chosen to decide who has the better lawyer.Author: Robert Frost, Source: Unknown