Posts Tagged ‘English law’

Edward Bushell and the power of juries

Can a citizen exert power over the government?  Can a citizen be protected from government enacting bad law?  Can a citizen do anything about bad law?  Does the jury represent the citizen, the government, the court, or do they represent the Constitution of the United States of America?  Does the jury answer to the court or do they answer to their judgment and conscience?  Can a jury rule on law, or must they only rule as the court directs?  How do juries relate to the branches of government that have the power to enact and interpret the law?