On 15 December 1791, what are now the first ten amendments to the U.S. Constitution were fully ratified by Virginia. With Virginia as the tenth of fourteen states needed to approve them, the Bill of Rights was itself ratified. That is why we celebrate Bill of Rights Day each year on 15 December.
When we do that, let's make sure we fully appreciate how truly protected jury rights are in the Bill Rights. No other rights are addressed directly in the Bill of Rights, and they are even more extensively covered when you consider indirect provisions that also support or include them.
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