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Explain both the support and opposition for the viewpoint that jury nullification can be a violation of a defendant's sixth amendment rights.

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    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jury_nullification

    Jury nullification can go for the defendent: find him not guilty when he was proven guilty, or find him guilty when he was not.

    Nullification is a powerful jury tool which judges will never tell the jury about.


    See the entire article above in Wiki.

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