The jury will be a group of teenagers who have volunteered for service or who are completing jury duty as a part of their sentence.
The teen jury is not allowed to discuss any aspect of a case with the defendants prior to the actual sentencing in Teen Court. Improper communication can result in the case being transferred back to adult court.
A jury foreperson leads the jury deliberations, ensures participation of all jurors, mediates disputes among jurors, calls for vote during deliberations, and delivers the verdict to the bailiff.
The jury foreperson is elected from the jury panel after the defendant has explained his or her case and when the jury retires to the jury room to deliberate.