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Jury pool in marijuana case stages ‘mutiny’

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A funny thing happened on the way to a trial in Missoula County District Court last week.

Jurors – well, potential jurors – staged a revolt.

They took the law into their own hands, as it were, and made it clear they weren’t about to convict anybody for having a couple of buds of marijuana. No, they said, one after the other. No way would they convict somebody for having a 16th of an ounce.

In fact, one juror wondered why the county was wasting time and money prosecuting the case at all, said a flummoxed Deputy Missoula County Attorney Andrew Paul.

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Jury nullification activist arrested, held without bail

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Julian Heicklen was arrested for refusing to stop pamphleting on Tuesday the 25th of May. He is being held, at Rikers Island, without bail till his court date on June 8th, 2010.

What happened: http://goo.gl/0oyX
Update: http://is.gd/crKC6

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FIJA activist arrested and taken to hospital again in Manhattan

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Liberty activist Julian Heicklen again arrested and taken to hospital after refusing to stop distributing jury nullification pamphlets in front of federal courthouse in Manhattan.

Also: http://goo.gl/D0mk

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