The California Grand Jurors' Association
— CGJA informs the public about the benefits of a having grand juries in
the respective counties and advocates improved training, facilities and support
for grand jury work throughout California in an ongoing quest for good
government for California's citizenry.
Fully Informed Jury Association —
FIJA is a non-profit educational association whose mission is to inform all
Americans about their rights, powers and responsibilties when serving as trial
jurors. FIJA also seeks to restore the political function of the jury as the
final check and balance on the American system of government.
- Jury News is written by G. Thomas Munsterman and appears regularly in
"The Court Manager." "The Court Manager" is published
quarterly by National Association for Court Management.
Jury Nullification —
Article from the newsletter of the November Coalition, an anti-"war on
Nullification: The Evolution of a Doctrine — A Cato book forum
featuring the author, Clay Conrad, Criminal Trial Lawyer, with comments by
Joseph DiGenova, Former U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia, and Randy
Barnett, Professor of Law Boston University. Requires the RealVideo streaming
video player from RealNetworks.
Rights Project — JRP was formed in response to the case of Laura
Kriho, a Gilpin County juror who was maliciously prosecuted after she was the
lone holdout juror on a drug possession case. JRP seeks to enhance the justice
system by educating citizens about jury issues and by supporting legislation
that empowers juries and their rights.
Lone Star Fully Informed Jury
Association — A Texas non-profit organization working to change the
law to allow the accused (and their attorneys) to tell juries (without
challenge by the judge or prosecution) of their power to vote their conscience,
and to prevent judges from striking prospective jurors because they disagree
with the law.