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  • Jury Nullification Advocate Is Indicted

    02/25/2011 10:52:20 AM PST · by Second Amendment First · 182 replies
    New York Times ^ | February 25, 2011 | BENJAMIN WEISER
    * Since 2009, Mr. Heicklen has stood there and at courthouse entrances elsewhere and handed out pamphlets encouraging jurors to ignore the law if they disagree with it, and to render verdicts based on conscience. That concept, called jury nullification, is highly controversial, and courts are hostile to it. But federal prosecutors have now taken the unusual step of having Mr. Heicklen indicted on a charge that his distributing of such pamphlets at the courthouse entrance violates the law against jury tampering. He was arraigned on Friday in a somewhat contentious hearing before Judge Kimba M. Wood, who entered a...
  • WSJ: The Nanny Chronicles -- Lock your doors; the Mexican maids are coming. (Immigration reform)

    12/14/2004 6:02:37 AM PST · by OESY · 233 replies · 5,752+ views
    Wall Street Journal ^ | December 14, 2004 | Editorial
    ...Think about the Kerik example: The man and his wife have two small kids.... A nanny offers that help, and she seems both nice enough and gets along with kids. Whether or not she's "legal" seems less important to most American parents than whether she's trustworthy and hard-working. As for the nanny, she's traveled hundreds, if not thousands, of miles from home to make some money and get ahead. Her primary concern isn't running some Immigration Service gantlet but is to find a good family that pays decently and treats her well. Are we really supposed to believe that this...