PSYCH 3CC3 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Jury Trial, Voer, Note-Taking
12 jury member for criminal cases; 8 for civil. 3 types of ofenses in canada: summary. No right to jury trial: indictable; 3 categories. Thet, false pretence way of geing money, no compliance with probaion. Opion; judge alone or both jury and judge. If selecion not made, tried by judge jury and inquiry: hybrid. Up to crown to coninue case as summarily or indictable. Juries act=criteria for eligibility: diferences include minimum age required and profession. Jury summons=expected to show up: no showing=ine or jail ime, lawyer can challenge potenial juror: Peremptory challenge=juror unlikely to reach decision in their favour; no reason needed. Limited amount of these; 20 in murder cases, others about 12. Characterisics and responsibiliies of juries in canada: composiion that respresents the community in which the crime occurred, known as representaiveness. Can apply to community as well as defendant. Can be challenged for having too few women for example.