How Does A Jury Know What The Law Is?

How does a jury know what the law is?

The judge tells the jury what the law is. The judge does this twice – once at the beginning of the case and once at the end of the case. The jury is told that it is its job to determine the facts based on the law given to them by the judge.

To see how jury instructions fit into the entire trial picture, read our Legal Guide called “Understanding What Happens At Trial of Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Cases in Tennessee.”