Members of the Fully Informed Jury Association often hand out pamphlets to persons entering courthouses. The pamphets inform those entering the courthouse that they have the power to nullify verdicts, that is, to engage in jury nullification. Sometimes these pamphleteers are prosecuted for jury tampering, and not even the Ninth Circuit will recognize a First Amendment defense.
Lawrence Taylor reports on MADD's effort to (seemingly) influence jury verdicts in DUI cases. What are the odds that a prosecution will be forthcoming? Are MADD members attempting to tamper with juries?