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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 11, 1994 | THOM MROZEK
Jurors arriving at the Van Nuys Courthouse on Tuesday morning were greeted with an unusual message: If you don't agree with the law, ignore it. Jim Harnsberger, a 38-year-old San Diego county resident, stood in front of the Municipal Court building and urged jurors to vote their consciences when asked to reach verdicts in criminal cases. The state coordinator for the Fully Informed Jury Assn.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 11, 1994 | THOM MROZEK
Jurors arriving at the Van Nuys Courthouse on Tuesday morning were greeted with an unusual message: If you don't agree with the law, ignore it. Jim Harnsberger, a 38-year-old San Diego county resident, stood in front of the Municipal Court building and urged jurors to vote their consciences when asked to reach verdicts in criminal cases. The state coordinator for the Fully Informed Jury Assn.
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December 5, 1993 | TONY PERRY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Jim Harnsberger sees himself as a patriot, a faithful and liberty-loving son of the Founding Fathers. Others suggest that he might be better described as a scofflaw and scoundrel who is preaching nothing less than anarchy. A short man with a loud voice and a confident manner, the 38-year-old "tax consultant" is the local vanguard of a nationwide movement called the Fully Informed Jury Assn.
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October 5, 1995 | TONY PERRY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Did the Simpson jurors ignore the dictates of the law and heed their social consciences and Johnnie L. Cochran Jr.'s call to send a message about racism in the Los Angeles Police Department? One by one, the jurors are surfacing to explain their surprisingly quick verdict and to emphasize that it was their doubt about the evidence that caused them to acquit O.J. Simpson, not Cochran's eloquence or any desire to make a social or political statement.
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