the role of lay people

1576 Words7 Pages Learning is a necessary process for achieving business objectives an essential to improving organisational performance. It fills in the gap between the organisations currant capability and that needed to deliver the business results. From an individual point of view, it enables people to add to their stock of personal competences and develop their full potential. First you need to identify the individuals training needs, if this is not done the training will be a waste of time as they may already be…show more content…
There are certain ways to get your self disqualified as well - if you know the person on trial. This is in case you are biased when making a verdict. If you talk about the case to people other then the jury - some people may be influenced by others opinion making them change their mind on what verdict should be given. Summoning; if you get picked for jury duty you will receive a letter summoning you to the court you must go. If you don’t turn up you can be fined up to £1,000. Vetting; this is when individuals get asked questions before they get chosen for jury duty. Challenging; each attorney in a jury trial to request that a juror be excused. There may be a "challenge for cause" on the basis the juror had admitted prejudice or shows some obvious conflict of interest which the judge must resolve. More common is the "peremptory challenge," which is a request that a juror be excused without stating a reason. An attorney might say: "Juror number eight may be excused.” Unanimous verdict; every agrees on the verdict weather it be guilty or not guilty. if all 12 members cant decide then the judge may except 11-1 or 10-2 but only in rare cases. Magistrates; All magistrates sit in adult criminal courts as panels of three, mixed in gender, age and ethnicity whenever possible to bring a broad experience of life to the bench. All three members have equal decision-making powers but only one speaks in court. Magistrates do not require training. but must
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