Serving on a Jury

Serving on a Jury

by Sarah De Capua

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Overview

How jury members are chosen;

A timeline, photos-what a juror's responsibilities are;

Surprising TRUE facts that will shock and amaze you!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780531260425
Publisher: Scholastic Library Publishing
Publication date: 09/01/2012
Series: A True Book
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 8.20(w) x 7.30(h) x 0.40(d)
Lexile: 890L (what's this?)
Age Range: 7 - 9 Years

Table of Contents

1 A Jury's Duty: What is the difference between a criminal trial and a civil trial? 7

2 Meeting the Requirements: What does it mean to be an upstanding citizen? 15

Being Excused 18

3 Choosing the Jury: Why do jurors have to answer questions? 21

4 Hearing the Case: Can jurors go home each night during a trial? 31

5 Reaching a Verdict: Who can be the jury foreperson? 39

True Statistics 44

Resources 45

Important Words 46

Index 47

About the Author 48

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