If you have been charged with a criminal offense in Massachusetts you will have a number of important decisions to make throughout the prosecution of your case. One of those decisions is whether or not to take your case to trial. If you do decide to proceed to trial you will then need to decide whether to let a jury decide your fate or waive your right to a trial by jury and try your case to a judge. Topics in this report include: Your Right to a Trial by Jury Exercising or Waiving Your Right to Trial by Jury How Is a Jury Impanelled? Voir Dire – Choosing the Jury The Jurors Role Click here to read the whole article or download the PDF.
About Kevin Mahoney
Kevin J. Mahoney is a Boston, Massachusetts criminal defense lawyer recognized nationwide for his high-profile courtroom victories, bestselling book on cross-examination, Relentless Criminal Cross-Examination, novel insights into trial strategy, and numerous television appearances.