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Terry Cloth

A jury decides standing???

In every case I've read about in several decades of paying attention, the question of standing is one of law, to be decided by a judge, and appealed if someone doesn't like the answer.

Jurors are deciders of fact, not of how the law applies.*


* With the notable exception that if a jury decides the law is draconian, or misapplied, they can refuse to convict and there's an end on't.

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