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What is a Petit trial?
Last Updated: 24th May, 2020
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Regarding this, what type of cases are heard by a petit jury?
A Petit Juror hears Criminal or Civil Cases. In a Criminal case, a petit jury decides whether a defendant is “guilty” or “not guilty” by a unanimous vote. In a Civil case, the law requires a vote of at least three-fourths of the jury to find in favor for the Plaintiff or Defendant to reach a verdict.
what is a petit trial in Delaware? A Petit Jury is a trial jury for both civil and criminal cases. The Petit Jury listens to the evidence offered during the trial and returns a verdict. A verdict in a civil case may be a finding for the plaintiff or the defendant. A verdict in a criminal case finds the defendant involved guilty or not guilty.
One may also ask, how long is a petit jury trial?
Do petit jurors get paid?
Petit Jury Federal jurors are paid $50 a day. While the majority of jury trials last less than a week, jurors can receive up to $60 a day after serving 10 days on a trial. Your employer may continue your salary during all or part of your jury service, but federal law does not require an employer to do so.