Constitutional Rights For The Accused During Trial Chapter 12 Summary

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Summary For chapter twelve, it talked about the Constitutional rights for the accused during trial. I conducted pages 369 through 374, in which I found a lot of good information. On the other hand, I learned a lot of new material that helps protect the accused during trial. Some of the new material I learned in this chapter includes five basic rights for the accused, Jury size, and the definition of Voir Dire. First, let me discuss the five basic rights for the accused during trial. For the first right the chapter discussed the right to trial by jury. To elaborate, the right to trial by jury is only given in serious offenses. To classify a serious offense a person has to be sentenced to more than six months imprisonment. If it is less than

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