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Catch 22

Catch 22:

1. You have to be approved by the judge (google "voir dire") in order to serve on a jury, and thereby be in a position to exercise the right of jury nullification.

2. A judge will not allow you to serve if you display any disrespect or doubt about "lawful authorities," or knowledge about the right of a jury to nullify politicians' orders and threats (a.k.a. "laws").

3. Also note: lawyers who mention the right of jury nullification may be held in contempt of court and will CERTAINLY make an enemy of the judge. So the defendant who wants the jury to know its rights will have to be representing himself -- and in most states, even then, the judge will try to shut him up.

The bottom line: if you cannot successfully pretend to be an obedient, unimaginative, un-moral drone, you will never serve on a jury. And the Court will not allow you to hear a word about jury nullification, if they can possibly help it.

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