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Excerpted From: Georgetown University and The Georgetown Law Journal, Trials: Influences on the Jury, 49 Georgetown Law Journal Annual Review of Criminal Procedure 671 (2020) (49 Footnotes) (Full Document)




The Sixth Amendment guarantees the defendant the right to a jury that is impartial. The trial court is responsible for ensuring the defendant receives an impartial jury. Its findings may only be overturned for abuse of discretion.