The American Jury: Justice is Challenged
When used in criminal cases, Jury trials tend to occur where the crime is extremely serious, and "no fault tried by a jury, shall be otherwise re-examined in any court of the United States". Meanwhile, as it is the jury who gives the verdict, how a jury is selected and what it is supposed to do play a very important role in defending the law. However, justice of law
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or economic status.
All in all, concerns that the jury trial and selection processes may not adequately reflect the justice of law should be paid enough attention to, and the extent to which there is a need to reform the jury trial process to better ought to be taken into account as well. In addition to impartiality, "representativeness" is a characteristic of the jury, essential to and necessary for the proper performance of its functions.