"[T]he jury has the power to bring a verdict in the teeth of both law and fact."
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Horning v. District of Columbia, 254 U.S. 135, 138 (1920).
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Maybe judges should mention this when charging the jury.
 -- jim k, Austin, Tx     
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     -- watchman 13, USA      
    A forgotten pillar of republican government.
     -- E Archer, NYC     
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    Hey, jim, efforts are underway to ensure that judges DO inform the jury of this fact: http://www.ibiblio.org/fija/fijabill.htm
     -- E Archer, NYC     
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    This statement can be defined from both natural law and legal positivism. Both get a 5 star rating.
     -- Mike, Norwalk     
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