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A little perplexity: in a criminal trial (or not, I don't really know in this case), why must the judge read the verdict, and not the foreperson of the jury?

Asked by luigirovatti (2392points) October 26th, 2020

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janbb's avatar

Do you have verification for that? On tv and in movies it’s always the foreperson of the jury.

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@janbb: I’m actually quite sure about that. Just not the why.

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@janbb: I said that, because a lawyer I watched in a YouTube video, said that the judge normally read the verdict. According to the channel “Vanity Fair”, he’s practiced law for 25 years. Here’s the video (look at 4:57):

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You got me. I don’t know the answer then.

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