What Happens During Jury Deliberations?

What Happens During Jury Deliberations?

Have you been summoned for jury duty? You may feel apprehension about your service. Prospective jurors often wonder about what kinds of questions the lawyers will ask, what actually happens in a trial, and what happens during jury deliberations. What Happens During...
What Can a Juror Expect from Trial?

What Can a Juror Expect from Trial?

If you’ve received a jury summons or have already been selected to sit on a jury, you’re probably wondering what you can expect from a trial. The flow of a trial is similar in criminal and civil cases, with some very important distinctions. When it comes...
What Actually Happens in a Trial

What Actually Happens in a Trial

We have all seen dramatic courtroom scenes play out on TV and in movies. From Col. Jessup (Jack Nicholson) screaming “You can’t handle the truth!” in a Few Good Men to Vinny Gambini (Joe Pesci) being berated in open court for his poor wardrobe...