What should we do after we have reached our verdict?

The person chosen to preside will write down the jury's verdict on a form prepared by the judge, sign it, and notify the bailiff that a verdict has been reached. The bailiff will notify the judge, who will call everyone, including the jury, back to the courtroom. The clerk or judge will ask for the jury's verdict and read it out loud. The judge will then ask the attorneys if they wish to have the jury polled. "Polling a jury", means that the clerk will ask each juror individually if this is their verdict, and each juror must answer out loud. After the verdict and decision on award or punishment is announced, the judge will dismiss the jury.

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1. What happens after the closing arguments?
2. Will anyone be in the jury room besides the jury?
3. What is the first thing we do?
4. What if we do not understand the jury instructions?
5. How should we conduct our deliberations?
6. Do we all have to agree?
7. What should we do after we have reached our verdict?