[Foundation-l] Mission & Vision statement updated

Thomas Dalton thomas.dalton at gmail.com
Fri Apr 27 15:14:07 UTC 2007

> I actually originally had written "and juries" but I specifically
> removed it because juries are there to determine issues of fact, not
> issues of law.  Questions of law are supposed to be decided by judges,
> not juries.
> Take fair use, for instance.  This is an utterly subjective topic, and
> in most of the case law juries don't ever get involved.

There are cases where juries determine the law. For example,
harassment is (if memory serves) defined as something a "reasonable
person" would consider harassment. The reasonable people in question
are the members of the jury.

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