A jury of your peers means anyone in your peer group. Back when this was created it meant that if you were a farmer your jury would be filled with farmers. If you were a peasant, your jury would be full of peasants.
Today, however, it is a jury of your fellow citizens. Anyone filling a certain profile such as: If you are charged with robbery your lawyer would like your peers to be people who have not been robbed.
Your peers can also mean people of your skin color, such as: An African- American defendant means his peers are fellow African- Americans.
the theme for "a jury of her peers" by Susan Glaspell is Feminism
There is no Amendment that guarantees a trial by a jury of one's peers. The 6th Amendment guarantees the right of trial by an impartial jury, but not of a jury composed of one's peers.
You think the plot is who murdered Mr. Wright? but the real plot is what will a jury of her peers discover and how will they judge her.....
In the US there is no requirement that you are tried by a jury of your peers. The only requirement in that regard is that the jury pool (from which the petit jury is selected) be drawn from a fair cross section of the community.
A petit jury - a trial jury - a jury of your peers.
thats funny, noone has answer why people don't have a right to a trial of a jury of their peers. And those peers are empowered to decide.
.....a jury of his peers.
the conflict is that if the peers are her friends than they will most likely answer in her favior
A jury is made up of a defendants 12 peers. The jury will be a mix of ethnicity and genders.
The 7th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution gives U.S. citizens the right to a trial by a jury of their peers. Jury service is supposed to provide a person being tried with a jury of their peers.
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Your peers are your fellow citizens. So a "Jury of your peers" would be a panel of fellow citizens convened to judge your guilt or innocence after hearing evidence presented in a court of law, presided over by a judge.
By a jury of your peers, or if the accused waives trial by jury, then by the presiding judge.
(in the US) To satisfy the requirement that you be tried by a jury of your peers.
To guarantee the defendant a fair trial by a jury of his peers.
The Sixth Amendmentpeople are mistaken in assuming that they have a right to a trial by a jury of their peers -- they have a right to a fair and unbiased jury from their community. [Court TV - The Vang Case]
There is nothing in the Constitution or Bill of Rights that guarantees a trial by a jury of one's peers. The 6th Amendment refers only to an impartial jury. In fact it does not mention a requirement of 12 jurors not that their decision be unanimous.
The 6th amendment relates to criminal prosecution and secures the rights to a speedy, public trial, and an impartial jury of one's peers, among others.
In a jury trial - by a jury of his peers. If the defendant choses a Bench Trial then he will be judged by the Judge.
Bill of Rights, and it's a trial by jury of its peers.
Judge and/or Jury of their peers.
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.
a jury of peersNovaNet!!!..... law of nature means basically the same as anarchy, its "no one has power over any other."a jury of peers
Fireside Theatre - 1949 A Jury of Her Peers 3-42 was released on: USA: 24 July 1951
Alfred Hitchcock Presents - 1955 A Jury of Her Peers - 7.12 was released on: USA: 26 December 1961