Explain the history of the 12-member jury requirement

As you examine a defendant’s rights and stages of proceedings, you will likely ask yourself several questions. These questions make for some interesting discussion.

Please respond to all of the following prompts:

  • Explain the history of the 12-member jury requirement. Do you agree with the right to a jury trial?
  • Why is hearsay not allowed at trial?
  • What is the significance of the Supreme Court’s decision in Brady v. U.S.?

Reference

 

Samaha, Joel. (2015). Criminal Procedure, 9th, Ed. Boston, MA: Cengage.

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