Juries

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How many people make up a jury?
12
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Fill the gaps: A verdict should be ................... but can also be ..............................................
A verdict should be UNANIMOUS but can also be 11:1 or 10:2
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What is a juror's role?
To come to a unanimous decision and to return verdicts of guilty or not guilty
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Where does a trial by jury take place?
In a Crown Court
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How can you be prosecuted as a juror?
If you do not reply to your summons; if you fail to attend or if you are unfit due to drugs or drinking
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How many times can you be a juror?
Up to 4 times.
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Why would a juror need to be accommodated?
To be kept away from the media or any witnesses. It also prevents the juror from being influenced by others.
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How long are jurors needed for?
2 weeks
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How many people are summoned each year to be a juror?
500,000 people
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What is the main legislation for Juries?
The Juries Act 1974
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How are jurors selected?
Chosen at random from the electoral role.
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What is the age range to be a juror?
18 - 70 years of age.
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What are some reasons for not qualifying to be a juror?
You cannot qualify to be a juror if you are: on bail, been sentenced to imprisonment, suffered/suffers from a mental health problem or has a guardian under The Mental Health Act 1983.
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How long must you have lived in the UK, Channel Islands or Isle of Man to be a juror?
For 5 years after the age of 13.
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