Selection Crucial For Harvey Weinstein Trial – Jury Nullification Possible

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Selection Crucial For Harvey Weinstein Trial – Jury Nullification Possible
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Jury Selection Crucial For Harvey Weinstein Trial – Juror Nullification Possible; Just 1 #MeToo Opponent Could Derail Any Conviction, Even if Warranted by Evidence

WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 6, 2020) – Jury selection in the trial of accused sex criminal Harvey Weinstein which starts today could be crucial, especially since even one juror could legally derail any conviction, despite the strength of the evidence, simply because he (or even she) opposes – and/or wants to send a message opposed to – the growing number of allegations of sexual wrongdoing growing out of the #MeToo movement, says public interest law professor John Banzhaf.