A jury trial, or trial by jury, is a lawful proceeding in which a jury makes a decision or findings of fact. It is distinguished from a bench trial in which a judge or panel of judges makes all decisions.

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  • A jury trial, or trial by jury, is a lawful proceeding in which a jury makes a decision or findings of fact. It is distinguished from a bench trial in which a judge or panel of judges makes all decisions. Jury trials are used in a significant share of serious criminal cases in many but not all common law judicial systems. The majority of common law jurisdictions in Asia (such as Singapore, Pakistan, India, and Malaysia) have abolished jury trials on the grounds that juries are susceptible to bias. Juries or lay judges have also been incorporated into the legal systems of many civil law countries for criminal cases. Only the United States makes routine use of jury trials in a wide variety of non-criminal cases. Other common law legal jurisdictions use jury trials only in a very select class of cases that make up a tiny share of the overall civil docket (like malicious prosecution and false imprisonment suits in England and Wales), but true civil jury trials are almost entirely absent elsewhere in the world. Some civil law jurisdictions, however, have arbitration panels where non-legally trained members decide cases in select subject-matter areas relevant to the arbitration panel members' areas of expertise. The use of jury trials, which evolved within common law systems rather than civil law systems, has had a profound impact on the nature of American civil procedure and criminal procedure rules, even if a bench trial is actually contemplated in a particular case. In general, the availability of a jury trial if properly demanded has given rise to a system in which fact finding is concentrated in a single trial rather than multiple hearings, and appellate review of trial court decisions is greatly limited. Jury trials are of far less importance (or of no importance) in countries that do not have a common law system. (en)
  • Ein Geschworenengericht, altertümlich Schwurgericht, ist ein Gericht, in dem Geschworene an der Entscheidung (ganz oder zum Teil) beteiligt sind. Die Geschworenen sind keine Juristen, sondern meist unbeteiligte Bürger, die durch Abstimmung ein Urteil fällen. Dabei bewerten meist die Geschworenen die Sachlage des Falles, der Richter dagegen die Rechtslage. Der Name Geschworener kommt daher, dass diese Bürger traditionell auf das Recht bzw. Gesetz und ihr Gewissen schwören mussten. (de)
  • Is éard is triail le giúiré ann ná imeacht dlí ina ndéanann giúiré cinneadh. Tá an triail le giúiré difriúil le triail binse, ina bhfuil gach cinneadh faoin mbreitheamh nó faoi pháinéal na mbreithiún, is é sin, faoin mbinse. (ga)
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  • June 2014 (en)
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  • but Roman is what we were talking about. Was the sentence moved? Doesn't seem to make sense (en)
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  • Ein Geschworenengericht, altertümlich Schwurgericht, ist ein Gericht, in dem Geschworene an der Entscheidung (ganz oder zum Teil) beteiligt sind. Die Geschworenen sind keine Juristen, sondern meist unbeteiligte Bürger, die durch Abstimmung ein Urteil fällen. Dabei bewerten meist die Geschworenen die Sachlage des Falles, der Richter dagegen die Rechtslage. Der Name Geschworener kommt daher, dass diese Bürger traditionell auf das Recht bzw. Gesetz und ihr Gewissen schwören mussten. (de)
  • Is éard is triail le giúiré ann ná imeacht dlí ina ndéanann giúiré cinneadh. Tá an triail le giúiré difriúil le triail binse, ina bhfuil gach cinneadh faoin mbreitheamh nó faoi pháinéal na mbreithiún, is é sin, faoin mbinse. (ga)
  • A jury trial, or trial by jury, is a lawful proceeding in which a jury makes a decision or findings of fact. It is distinguished from a bench trial in which a judge or panel of judges makes all decisions. (en)
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  • Geschworenengericht (de)
  • Jury trial (en)
  • Juicio con jurado (es)
  • Triail le giúiré (ga)
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