On Wednesday, 6-1-2011 the NH Senate is scheduled to vote on HB 146. HB 146 is designed so that jurors are notified of their rights to judge the application of a law prior to deciding a case.
On 5-26-2011 the NH Senate Judiciary Committee voted HB 146 Inexpedient to Legislate (ITL) by a vote of 2-2.
Update: If the Chair of Judiciary, Rep. Rowe, does not agree to recommit, we will be having a floor fight to pass Jury Nullification (HB 146) this Wednesday, February 23rd.
The Judiciary Committee voted ITL 15-0 but we hope for an OPT-A.
Here is some info:
- Juries have an absolute right to say [...]