The trier of facts in a criminal case; those responsible for determining guilt or innocence.
The ordinary jury of twelve (sometimes six) citizens who serve at the trial of a civil or criminal action. The members of the petit jury are the judges of the facts and make factual determinations about what happened in the case. The petit jury should be distinguished from a grand jury.
The ordinary jury of twelve (or fewer) persons for the trial of a civil or criminal case. So called to distinguish it from the grand jury.
The jurors empaneled to hear a civil or criminal trial. Distinguised from a grand jury.
The trial jury whose functions are described in this document.
The trial jury, composed of 12 members, that hears a case after indictment and renders a verdict or decision after hearing the prosecution's entire case and whatever evidence the defendant chooses to offer.
a jury of 12 to determine the facts and decide the issue in civil or criminal proceedings
a fact finding jury and a Grand Jury is a charging jury
a trial for civil and criminal cases
a trial jury that serves in both Circuit and County Courts, in civil and criminal trials
A group of citizens summoned to and sworn by the court to hear evidence and render a verdict in a trial.
An ordinary jury for the trial of an action.
(PEH tee) Jury composed of six to twelve persons who hear evidence presented at a trial and determine the facts in dispute. Compare grand jury.
A jury, usually of 12, that has been impaneled for the purpose of hearing a civil or criminal proceeding in court.
The jury participating in the trial in circuit court. A group of persons summoned from the county and sworn to hear issues of fact and to reach a verdict.
A group of citizens who hear the evidence presented by both sides at trial and determine the facts in dispute. Federal criminal juries consist of 12 persons. Federal civil juries consist of at least six persons.
A jury, usually of 12, impaneled to hear a civil or criminal proceeding in court.
a trial jury, which weighs the evidence against someone accused of a crime, and determines his or her guilt or lack of guilt under the law. Trial or petit juries traditionally have 12 people, although several states have juries with only 6 people. In most states, all the members of the jury must make their decision on the person's guilt or lack of guilt (verdict) unanimously. Some states, however, only require a majority which is greater than a simple majority. If a jury cannot agree on verdict, it is declared a "hung jury," and the matter is either dropped or brought to another trial with a new jury.
this jury determines in criminal cases whether someone is guilty or not guilty and in civil cases whether a defendant is responsible for damages.
a group of citizens sworn to hear testimony and determine facts in a trial. Petitioner -One who presents (files) a petition to a court against a respondent. Similar to a plaintiff in a criminal or civil case.
The twelve (or fewer) jurors selected to sit in the trial of a civil or criminal case.
The group of people selected to decide the facts and render a verdict in a civil or criminal trial.
A group of citizens who hear the evidence presented by both sides at trial and determine the facts in dispute. Federal civil juries consist of six persons. Distinguished from a grand jury.