SOMEONE ASKED 👇
Courts of general jurisdiction typically have a A) judge and jury B) judge only C) jury only D) panel of judges
HERE THE ANSWERS 👇
Courts of general jurisdiction usually have a judge and jury (answer A).
As their name implies, courts of general jurisdiction typically address many different types of cases, both civil and criminal. For example, felonies, serious misconduct, breaches of contract, and child custody cases will be heard in the court of general jurisdiction.
State Court System Components (Source: https://slideplayer.com)
The variety of possible cases means that courts of general jurisdiction should be able to handle most types of trials. Depending on the case, a jury, a judge, or a panel of judges may be necessary.
However, judicial panels are usual employed only for high profile cases who moves into a state or federal court. So they are not usually used in small courts of general jurisdiction, and only require a judge and jury.
Comments: 495 Further research on the topic