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Article 23. Trial by jury

West's Annotated Code of MarylandConstitution of Maryland Adopted by Convention of 1867Effective: December 1, 2010

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Constitution of Maryland Adopted by Convention of 1867
Declaration of Rights
Effective: December 1, 2010
MD Constitution, Declaration of Rights, Art. 23
Article 23. Trial by jury
<Article effective until approval of amendments proposed by Acts 2021, c. 809, § 1. See, also, Art. 23 effective after approval of amendments proposed by Acts 2021, c. 809, § 1.>
In the trial of all criminal cases, the Jury shall be the Judges of Law, as well as of fact, except that the Court may pass upon the sufficiency of the evidence to sustain a conviction.
The right of trial by Jury of all issues of fact in civil proceedings in the several Courts of Law in this State, where the amount in controversy exceeds the sum of $15,000, shall be inviolably preserved.

Credits

Acts 1949, c. 407, ratified Nov. 7, 1950; Acts 1969, c. 789, ratified Nov. 3, 1970; Acts 1977, c. 681, ratified Nov. 7, 1978; Acts 1992, c. 205, ratified Nov. 3, 1992; Acts 1992, 206, ratified Nov. 3, 1992; Acts 1998, c. 322, § 1, ratified Nov. 3, 1998; Acts 2006, c. 422, § 1, ratified Nov. 7, 2006; Acts 2010, c. 480, § 1, ratified Nov. 2, 2010.
MD Constitution, Declaration of Rights, Art. 23, MD CONST DECL OF RIGHTS, Art. 23
Current through all legislation from the 2022 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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