Fully Informed Jury Association (FIJA) is a nonpartisan public policy research and education organization located in Helena, Montana. FIJA focuses on issues involving the role of the jury in the justice system and the preservation of the full function of the jury as the final arbiter in the courts of law. FIJA mission is to inform all Americans about their rights, powers and responsibilities when serving as trial jurors.
Since the inception of the FIJA in 1989, the move to educate American citizens about their rights as jurors and to reinstate jury nullification to its former legally recognized status has swept the nation. FIJA national and the states provide a nationwide network of activists and scholars to educate the public of the power inherent in the jury’s ability to serve as the community check on bad laws with jury nullification.
To maintain its independence, FIJA accepts no government funding. FIJA programs and publications are possible because of generous contributions received from individual donors, foundations and corporations. FIJA generates revenue through seminar fees and the sale of FIJA publications and materials. FIJA is a public policy nonprofit, tax-exempt educational foundation under Section 501 (c) 3 of the Internal Revenue Code.
PO Box 5570
Helena, MT 59604-5570