As you examine a defendantâ€™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 Courtâ€™s decision in Brady v. U.S.?
Samaha, Joel. (2015). Criminal Procedure, 9th, Ed. Boston, MA: Cengage.