Question by  urvi (24)

What is a petit jury?

I have been summoned for petit jury duty.


Answer by  leroy (231)

Petit jury is the legal term for a jury that hears criminal or civil cases then renders a verdict of guilty or not guilty.


Answer by  patti (29325)

A grand jury hears evidence and determines if an indictment should be issued. A petit jury is six(civil) or 12(criminal) jurors assembled to hear a civil or criminal case.


Answer by  Liz87 (57)

It is a jury that listens to both the plantiff and defendants side and then deliberates to decide on a verdict.

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