A basic understanding of the criminal jury trial process in Florida should help you decide whether or not you wish to exercise your right to a trial by jury if you have been charged with a crime. In the United States, an individual who has been accused of a crime has numerous inalienable rights.
Topics covered in this report include:
- Where is your right to trial by jury found?
- Does this mean I have to have a jury trial?
- Choosing your jury – voir dire
- The trial
- Deliberation and the verdict