Sixth Amendment and the right to trial by jury; requirement of impartiality; meaning of “jury of peers”; purposes and assumptions underlying right to trial by jury; number of jurors required in a criminal trial; capital offenses; federal compared with state jury requirements; when the right to a trial by jury is required; meaning of “proof beyond a reasonable doubt”; requirement for an unanimous verdict; qualifications for jurors.

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