The recent federal trial of those accusing of interfering with federal officials as a result of the Malheur occupation resulted in not guilty verdicts for all defendants. Was it really a failure of proof, or could it have been “jury nullification?”
UO Criminal Law professor Margie Paris followed the whole trial. Maxine (“Max”) Bernstein is the Oregonian reporter who attended every day of the trial. They will discuss the trial, the verdict, and what it means for the future.