CJP – The Trial. Right to Trial by Jury. When are juries used? 6 th Amendment Juries are not required for offenses punishable by less than 6 months in jail. Defendant can waive their right and have a bench trial. How a Jury is Selected. Selected from: Voter Registration Tax Lists
When are juries used?
Peremptory Challenge – when an attorney asks the court to exclude a particular juror without giving a reason.