LA Jury Vocabulary
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An amendment that guarantees the right to a grand jury and forbids double jeopardy, and gives the option to "Plead the Fifth".
An amendment that provides many protections and rights to those accused of a crime. For example, the right to a lawyer, the right to a speedy public trial and the right to an impartial jury.
Jury of your peers
A saying that says that the U.S. Supreme Court has held that courts may not remove a potential juror based solely on his or her race or gender.
People in the courtroom that perform a wide range of tasks, such as keeping order.
Burden of Proof
A duty that states that all evidence in a jury isn't based on looks, age, gender, sexuality, religion, etc.
A formal written or spoken statement by a Witness.
To view both the prosecutor and the defendant on the same level.
Trial by Jury
A lawful proceeding in which a jury makes a decision or finds evidence, which get told a judge.
A head juror either elected by the jury or chosen by the judge.
Justice is Blind
A saying that says trails go without bias.
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