A similar campaign is spreading nationwide as people see increasing numbers of laws – such as drug, gun and food regulations – as being useless or even unjust. Babb, himself, has plans to put up posters in Los Angeles and Chicago. In Oregon and Louisiana, ten of twelve jurors can choose to convict or acquit, but everywhere else follows the same laws as DC. Prosecutors understand the implications of such laws, which is why some have been rejecting potential jurors who have seen the ads.
In a world in which penalties are being imposed for more minor and more political actions, jury nullification may prove a useful tool in the fight against tyranny. It would only work in criminal cases, not regulations like the employer mandate in Obamacare which would merely impose fines that push companies out of business. Many illegal and immoral laws, though, do come with criminal penalties.
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