Jury nullification is a Constitutional right, not a statutory one -- except in New Hampshire. Judges typically ignore the Constitution and the Bill of Rights, oaths to the contrary notwithstanding, in favor of the statutory laws created by politicians -- politicians who coincidentally control the judges' salaries and privileges.
Recommended reading: The Most Dangerous Superstition, http://www.amazon.com/Most-Dangerous-Superstition-Larken-Ros...
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