Category Archive: jury nullification

May 22

Seminar next week in Orlando, Florida: “Fully Informed Juries”

LSU President Roger Roots will be a featured speaker at the upcoming Libertarian Party National Convention in Orlando, Florida. Roots will be lecturing on the topic of jury nullification. The Libertarian Party National Convention will be held from Friday, May 27, through Monday, May 30, 2016 (Memorial Day), with special committee meetings, candidate and activist …

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Nov 14

Upcoming Courses in Washington, D.C.

Lysander Spooner University will be offering two courses in Washington, D.C. in conjunction with the Fully Informed Jury Association next week. Wednesday, November 18, 1:00 pm. The Sociology of Trial by Jury: This course will be located at the 2015 International Drug Policy Reform Conference, the largest anti-drug-war conference in the world. Dr. Roger Roots …

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Sep 06

Government continues waging war on pain doctors and their patients

For years, government drug investigators and prosecutors have sought to act as “supervising physicians” over the medical profession–indicting and imprisoning doctors (and often, their patients) whom the government deems to be dispensing or using too much pain medication. Pain is a symptom, not an illness, and no two doctors or health experts agree on pain …

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