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A bill to was introduced in January in New Hampshire’s House of Representatives to require judges to tell juries in every criminal case that they are free to vote to acquit defendants if they have reasonable doubt of guilt or if they simply don't agree with the underlying law. So reports The Wall Street Journal.

Juries in every state have this power, called "nullification," but New Hampshire is the only state to have taken steps to make sure juries are aware of it.

Read the full article from The Wall Street Journal.

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