The right to a jury trial is protected both in our United State Constitution, as well as our Michigan Constitution. But why is the right to a jury trial so important? Why is it imperative we protect that right, both at the federal level, as well as at the state level? There are few reasons and we’ll discuss them over the next four podcasts.
In this podcast we’re going to discuss the following matters:
-Judge influence of the jury-Right to jury at common law-Waiver of right to jury trial-Judge vs. Jury decision making