The history of the jury -- A day as a juror -- Reaching a verdict -- Ensuring a fair trial -- The future of juries.
The Constitution of the United States lists many rights for citizens. A fair trial by jury is one of those rights. A jury is made up of people from the place where the crime happened. These jurors are picked from a pool of citizens. Jurors hear evidence and receive directions from the judge for the case. After hearing the case, jurors decide if a person is guilty or innocent. In some cases, jurors also decide the punishment. This book will explore what it means to be a juror.-- Amazon.