Asked in US Constitution
What is trial by jury and where is it in the constitution?
Trial by jury is the right of Americans to be tried for their crimes and judged by a jury of their peers. Trial by jury is guaranteed in the 6th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. ...
What is the difference between Grand Jury and Trial Jury?
A Grand Jury is a group of people who review the evidance and determine if a jury trial is appropriat. A trial jury is a group of peers who review the evidance and determine if the accused is guilty or innocent. The difference between grand jury and trial jury is that in a trial jury you are reviewed by your peers, ex. same sex, age,ect. but, in a grand jury you are reviewed but peopleof higher level. Alsoin a trial jury...
Why do you have trial by jury?
It depends on the parties in a case to demand for the Jury Trial. It is the plaintiffs right to demand for the Jury or Judge Trial. If the case is involved trial of a heinous crime or matter of public importance, case will be tried by the Jury. ...
Asked in Criminal Law, US Constitution
Describe the procedures leading to bench and jury trials?
The defendant can request a trial held only in front of a judge (bench trial) or trial held in front of a jury (jury trial). In some cases (capital crimes) the option is not offered and a trial by jury is mandatory. ...