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Jury Power Survey

  Disagree Not Sure Agree
It is possible, even in the U.S.A., for unjust or un-Constitutional laws to be passed.

N

M

Y

Americans should do the right thing, even if their government tells them to do wrong.

N

M

Y

Juries, on the whole, can distinguish between real bad guys and victims of governmental abuse.

N

M

Y

As adults and responsible citizens, jurors should be informed of all of their obligations and powers (including the power to acquit based on conscience in criminal trials).

N

M

Y

When deciding a person’s fate, and the letter of the law conflicts with justice, jurors should choose justice as the higher value.

N

M

Y

       
Total numbers of answers in each category:

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Multiply totals as follows N X 0; M X 10; and Y X 20

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Total score: ____________

Plot your score on the Jury Power Index below.

Jury Power Index

Government                                   Mixed                              Informed &

Controlled                                                                              Independent

 0        10        20         30       40      50       60        70        80        90       100

 

What does the score mean?

Over 70 - Place a high value on justice, conscience, liberty, and independence

31 to 69 - Have mixed feelings on the issue of authority vs. independence.

Less then 30 – Place a high value on authority

 

 

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Last modified: November 27, 2003