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Statistics About The Average Jury Deliberation Time

The average jury deliberation time in the United States is approximately 4 to 8 hours.

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"The average length of jury deliberations in criminal trials is approximately 8 hours."

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"For civil cases, jury deliberation time is around 2 to 4 hours on average."

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"Only 10% of jury trials have deliberations lasting for more than 24 hours."

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"More complex cases can have an average jury deliberation time of up to 11.4 hours."

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"For felony cases, the average jury deliberation time is 7.4 hours."

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"On average, about 23% of jury deliberations last less than an hour."

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"Approximately 75% of jury deliberations last less than a day."

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"In murder cases, the average jury deliberation time is around 12 hours."

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"Longest recorded jury deliberation in the United States lasted 4.5 months, in a 1992 bribery trial in California."

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"Average jury deliberation length in personal injury suits is around 8 hours."

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"In Canada, average jury deliberation time is 7 hours."

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"On average, juries in federal courts deliberate for 6.2 hours."

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"A significant number of juries (19%) complete deliberations in less than an hour when the defendant is acquitted."

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"The time taken by a jury to deliberate can influence the defendant’s sentence. When the jury deliberation is more than three days, defendants tend to receive harsher punishments."

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