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The geographical location in which a case is tried.

The decision of a petit jury or a judge.

work with prosecutors and assist the victims of a crime.

An offense for which the only sentence authorized is a fine.

The process by which judges and lawyers select a petit jury from among those eligible to serve by questioning them to determine knowledge of the facts of the case and a willingness to decide the case only on the evidence presented in court. Voir dire is a phrase meaning to speak the truth.

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