Jury Trial Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Jury Trial, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Jury Trial?

It is a civil or criminal trial which the case is decided by the jury who conducts the proceedings and takes decsion,unlike a normal trial where the judge takes the decision.Jury is composed of selected members of the society.The common number of jury members is twelve but difers from sate to state.Jury trial is a fundamental right but has its exception in matters related to bankruptcy, divorce cases, juvenile cases etc.