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TRIAL BY JURY, INSTRUCTIONS. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT. Provides that the jury in civil suits and criminal prosecutions has the responsibility to determine the facts, the right to judge the applicable law and the right to consider the defendant's motives. Requires judge to give specific instruction to jury regarding their duties, including instruction that if they find the law to be unjust or wrongly applied, jury is to vote according to conscience, regardless of facts of case. Also provides no potential juror can be excused or disqualified because of expression of willingness to exercise rights or vote according to conscience. Summary of estimate by Legislative Analyst and Director of Finance of fiscal impact on state and local governments: Unknown.
Marion Mcewen Wayne Nygren Fija California, 24828 Canyon View Court, Hayward, Ca 94541
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Trial By Jury, Instructions. California Initiative 519 (1990).