Essays Tagged: "Jury duty"

Lowering the drinking age

old citizens, like myself, can legally obtain a driver's license, register to vote, be forced into jury duty or a draft, can be tried as an adult and even be put to death, but cannot buy and consume ...

(4 pages) 269 1 4.1 Oct/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

A Dilemma of the Jury Selection Process?

Have you ever been asked to serve as a jury member? Usually, most people have a negative feeling toward juror duty. Some of them might lack ... eeling toward juror duty. Some of them might lack a full understanding of the important role of the jury, as they are not specialists in this professional field. The jury selection process also causes ... uring the selection process because they are excused with or without reasons. In fact, serving as a jury member is very important because every citizen has the responsibility to contribute to society ...

(7 pages) 180 1 4.3 Nov/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

The American Jury: Justice is Challenged

The American Jury: Justice is ChallengedWhen used in criminal cases, Jury trials tend to occur where the crime is ... nal cases, Jury trials tend to occur where the crime is extremely serious, and "no fault tried by a jury, shall be otherwise re-examined in any court of the United States". Meanwhile, as it is the jur ... mined in any court of the United States". Meanwhile, as it is the jury who gives the verdict, how a jury is selected and what it is supposed to do play a very important role in defending the law. Howe ...

(3 pages) 137 0 3.6 Dec/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

The importance of Jury service The conclusion may need some work

"The Importance of Jury Service"Jury service is important because not only is it our civil duty but it is also a very i ... e not only is it our civil duty but it is also a very important aspect of our law system. Without a jury there would be no such thing as a "fair trial", it is a much harder system to corrupt, and you ... han one person deciding if the defendant is guilty or not guilty apposed to one person deciding.The jury system is so important that the framers of the constitution put it in the Bill of Rights in 179 ...

(1 pages) 68 2 4.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

American History,The Reform Party.

The Reform Party is very small; it is so small that people that are in it never get called down for jury duty. The reason for this is that it started in the year of 1971. See a man called Ross Perot a ...

(3 pages) 31 0 0.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Drinking Age- cause and effect paper on lowering the drinking age.

vote in an election, own firearms, be tried as an adult in court, enlist in the armed forces, serve jury duty, and even purchase pornography. Even though one is now considered a legal adult with all o ...

(3 pages) 345 0 4.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Description of a jury trial in an english court, how effective they are and some criticisms.

What is a jury?All cases of serious criminal offences are tried by a jury.-A jury is a panel of 12 people who ... then give a verdict on the guilt or innocence of the person or persons on trial.-The members of the jury are impartial, they don't know anyone in the trial and don't care about the result-Their verdic ... criminal) cases in which juries are involved, such as inquests and libel trials.-In civil cases the jury is usually made up of eight people.Who can serve on a jury?Everyone in the United Kingdom who i ...

(5 pages) 61 0 5.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Jury Duty

ed and he decides the sentence, or the attorney's they help the defendant or the plaintiff. But the jury I feel I that has one of the most important jobs in the court. In this essay I'm going to talk ... on sense, concentrate only on the evidence given, and be fair and honest in their deliberations.The jury has many qualifications he/she must meet to become a member of the jury. They are; you have to ...

(3 pages) 10 0 0.0 Jun/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

A Wild Night

"girl's night" to us meant a movie, pizza, and lots of chit-chat. The movie we laughed through was "Jury Duty" and afterwards we crossed the street to Pizza Hut for the delicious, mouth-watering peppe ...

(2 pages) 416 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


drafting. This means that 18-year old males can go to war. At age 18, a citizen is also inclined to jury duty. So, an 18-year old is given the responsibilities of voting, being selected for jury duty, ...

(2 pages) 33 1 1.3 Dec/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol


Describe the System of Trial by Jury. Should the System remain as it is at Present? The jury's job is to use the facts given from bo ... , names have been randomly selected from the electoral role. These people are then called up to do 'jury service'. Jury service is compulsory unless excused. To qualify for jury service, you must be b ... al professions and armed forces; members of certain religious bodies and those who have served on a jury in the previous two years.The other excusal is 'discretionary'. Others may be excused at the di ...

(9 pages) 25 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Social And Political Issues In The 1970s

e likely to plead guilty. At the same time, indigenous peoples were less likely to be called up for jury duty than other Australians. The Aboriginal Legal Service (1970-97) provided access to legal ad ...

(10 pages) 39 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Twelve Angry Men

Introduction: The movie ?Twelve Angry Men? involves twelve men, all of different ages, chosen for jury duty. Their case, a young boy accused of killing his father. The jurors had to reach a unanimou ... on based on whether the boy was innocent or guilty of murder. The twelve men were placed in a small jury room, located inside the courtroom, where it was very warm because of the weather outside. Upon ...

(5 pages) 29 0 2.3 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law