What happens at a jury trial?

The State of Kansas must begin by selecting a jury. After a jury has been impaneled, the State must present evidence. The defense may also choose to present evidence. 

Once both sides have rested, the jury is instructed on the law that applies to each charge alleged. Both parties are given the opportunity to give their closing arguments. The case is then submitted to the Jury and it is up to the jurors to render a verdict.

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