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- It's not only ....[the juror's] right, but his duty, in that case, to find the verdict according to his own best understanding, judgement, and conscience, though in direct opposition to the direction of the court.
- The jury has the power to bring a verdict in the teeth of both the law and the facts.
- The jury has a right to judge both the law as well as the fact in controversy.
- I consider trial by jury as the only anchor ever yet imagined by man, by which a government can be held to the principles of its constitution.