When you get your jury summons in the mail:
The court will pay you a fee for coming to jury service and help pay some of the costs of doing jury service.
The second step is jury selection. This is when the jury is chosen from the group of people who have been summoned to the court for jury service.
If you’re selected as a juror, you and the other 11 jurors must listen to all the evidence given during the trial. Then you must look at the facts and decide whether the person accused of the crime is guilty or not guilty.
After a trial, you can find out the defendant’s sentence. You can also get counselling if you need it. You shouldn’t talk to anyone about what happened in the jury room, even after the trial has ended.
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