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On Jury Duty: Day #2

David K. Israel
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No Tuesday Turnip today folks, sorry; I'm still Internet-less here on jury duty. So here's a little juror pop-quiz for you to fill the void:

1) How many jurors must agree in order to reach a verdict in a civil case? 2) How many jurors must agree in a criminal case? 3) Every citizen has the responsibility and civic obligation to serve on jury duty except"¦.? 4) The law allows the judges to excuse a juror if anything in his/her background indicates that he/she may not be able to be impartial. This is called a _______ challenge. 5) Which one of the following is not considered evidence in a trial: a) A testimony from a witness b) A piece of clothing c) A photo d) A statement by an attorney e) A fingerprint f) a and d g) a, d and e a) A testimony from a witness b) A piece of clothing c) A photo d) A statement by an attorney e) A fingerprint f) a and d g) a, d and e

Answers after the jump...

1) 9 out of 12 2) unanimous 3) Peace Officers 4) cause challenge 5) d

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