U.S. Supreme Court Quote

“[T]he jury has the power to bring a verdict in the teeth of both law and fact.”

~ U.S. Supreme Court

Horning v. District of Columbia, 254 U.S. 135, 138 (1920).

Ratings and Comments

jim k, Austin, Tx

Maybe judges should mention this when charging the jury.

E Archer, NYC

A forgotten pillar of republican government.

E Archer, NYC

Hey, jim, efforts are underway to ensure that judges DO inform the jury of this fact: http://www.ibiblio.org/fija/fijabill.htm

Mike, Norwalk

This statement can be defined from both natural law and legal positivism. Both get a 5 star rating.


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