jury court

  crimes, Criminal law

A court jury is an agency under the jurisdiction usual criminal warrants, responsible for prosecuting certain crimes.

This court, is the usual body of jurisdiction for criminal orders, and is only responsible for prosecuting the crimes mentioned in article 1 of the Agency Law 5/1995.

How is a court defined?

 According to the Spanish Law Dictionary, a court of juries is a court composed of nine members of the jury and a judge of the court regional, which presides over the trial and issues a ruling on the action to be taken at present.

Where is the jury court organized?

 The jury's rulings are found in Grand Jury Statute No. 5/1995, dated May 22. In addition, this jury also discussed:

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Fundamental Law of the Judiciary, article 83:

1. The trial will take place by jury in the courtwhether provincial or otherwise and in the manner prescribed by law.

2. The composition and power of the jury will be determined by the Statute of the Jury. Court.

The Criminal Procedure Code in its article 14: “But in cases that fall within the jurisdiction of the courtIt's district.

If the crime is one of the crimes attributed to the trial body, the knowledge of the opinion and the decisions are adjusted to it.

What are the powers of the Court of Appeal? 

The functions carried out by the Justice Council are those mentioned in article 1.1 of Law 5/1995 on Agencies:

The Judicial Council, in its capacity as the body of citizen participation in the administrative judicial branch, has the power to prosecute crimes with knowledge and judgment under this law or others in this regard.

 The content of the following sections:

a) Crimes against people.

b) Public servants commit crimes in the performance of their duties.

c) A crime of honor.

d) Crimes against freedom and security. 

How is the jury formed? 

In accordance with the provisions of article 2 of the Statute of the Court of Jury, this judicial body is constituted as follows:

1. The court of first instance of court It will be made up of nine jurors and one member of the judge of the court of district, who will preside over it.

Yes, by ruling of the accused, a jury trial takes place within the confines of the Supreme Court or the Supreme Court, the presiding judge of the jury is the criminal circuit judge of the Supreme Court. 

The Civil and Criminal Divisions of the Supreme Court of Justice, respectively.

2. The jury trial will also be attended by two alternate jurors, who will apply the provisions of articles 6 and 7.

What does “rights and duties of the jury” mean? 

As established in article 6 of the same Fundamental Law, the function of the jury is a right exercised by the citizen without any presumption, and fulfills an obligation towards those not involved. 

For reasons of incompatibility or prohibition exempt under this law.

What are the requirements to be a member of a jury? 

Due to the literal nature of the article 8, To be part of a judicial jury it is necessary:

Spanish language student, fully exercise their political rights, academic level. Arrive at the appointed time, from one of the municipalities directly attached to the province in which the crime was committed. 

Possess sufficient talent to perform the job of examiner. People with disabilities cannot be excluded from jury duty due to this circumstance.

The judicial administration must provide them with the necessary assistance, as well as reasonable adaptations, that allow them to carry out the task normally.

When is there incompatibility to serve on a jury? 

Not all natural persons can serve as jurors. Indeed, the Organic Law of 5/1995 itself, in its ninth limit, established a list that deals with those who can never be members of a jury:

Those convicted of intentional crime without forgiveness. Defendants and defendants who have accepted a oral trial and those who are in pretrial detention, arrested or serving a sentence for a serious crime. 

Persons suspended from work or public service, as part of a criminal process, during said suspension period.