AS Law - Juries - Decision making & Role

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Role of the Jury

Upon arrival to the court, 15 jurors are selected by the jury officer to go into the courtroom and then the court clerk will randomly select 12 names of which will form the jury for that trial. After this they will go to the area in which the jury sit and take an oath, where they promise they will listen carefully to the details of the case and give a fair verdict.


A foreman is elected in private and they will speak on behalf on the jury in


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