December 02, 2013

How Courts Work

Courts and Legal Procedure

Trial Juries

Trial juries are traditionally composed of 12 members whose verdict is required to be unanimous. Less than unanimous verdicts have been held constitutionally permissible in state, but not federal criminal proceedings.

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