§ 34-36-1-1 Submission or argument; opening and closing
§ 34-36-1-2 Notes of evidence
§ 34-36-1-3 View of property; speaking to jury prohibited
§ 34-36-1-4 Keeping jurors together; communications
§ 34-36-1-5 Separation of jury; conversations; opinions
§ 34-36-1-6 Retirement for deliberation; request for information
§ 34-36-1-7 Discharge; sickness; accident, calamity, or consent; hung jury
§ 34-36-1-8 Discharge of jury; new trial
§ 34-36-1-9 Verdict; signature; dissent

Terms Used In Indiana Code > Title 34 > Article 36 > Chapter 1

  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Juror: A person who is on the jury.
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Personal property: includes goods, chattels, evidences of debt, and things in action. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.