<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by cailin272:
In a jury trial, why does the judge need to see the verdict before the jury foreman reads it aloud?<HR></BLOCKQUOTE>
To make sure, before the verdict is read, that the "verdict sheet" has been completed properly and signed by the foreperson. That's all.
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