Re: POL: Extropianism and Politics
Tue, 23 Mar 1999 04:06:59 -0800 (PST) wrote:
>Jury nullification was primarily used in the Old South to make sure that
>white defendants were acquitted of crimes against blacks (lynchings,
>beatings, robbery, etc.).

And elsewhere to prevent the return of fugitive slaves to their owners, and to acquit drug-dealers during Prohibition, etc. It works both ways.