• After the court instructs the jury on the law, it sends the jury to the jury room to "deliberate" or discuss the evidence and reach a verdict. "Deliberations" describes the jury's work of discussing the evidence, finding the facts, applying the law as the court instructs, and deciding the verdict

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1Oregon Judicial Department, Juror Information: Glossary of Terms, http://­­jurorinfo/­glossary.htm (last accessed May 27, 2009).