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  • PART III COURTS, JUDICIAL OFFICERS AND PROCEEDINGS IN CIVIL CASES
  • TITLE II ACTIONS AND PROCEEDINGS THEREIN
  • CHAPTER 234 JURIES

Section 1 - Qualifications; exemptions

Section 1A - Excusing persons from jury duty

Section 1B - Compensation of municipal employees while serving as jurors in state or federal courts

Section 2 - Subsequent service

Section 3 - Limit of service in Suffolk county

Section 3A - Postponement of service; term of service

Section 4 - Preparation of lists; number on lists; decisions in disputes; failure of registrar to comply

Section 5 - Printing of lists; delivery to clerks, etc.

Section 6 - Revision of lists in cities

Section 7 - Deposit of names in box

Section 8 - Withdrawal of names

Section 9 - Publication of lists

Section 10 - Writs of venire facias

Section 11 - Service

Section 12 - Additional venires

Section 13 - Dukes county

Section 14 - Bristol county

Section 15 - Repealed, 1936, 161, Sec. 1

Section 16 - Venires in Barnstable

Section 17 - Drawing of jurors

Section 18 - Drawing jurors in cities

Section 19 - Drawing jurors in towns

Section 20 - Return of names to box

Section 21 - Endorsement on ballot

Section 22 - Names drawn at town meetings

Section 23 - Meetings for drawing jurors

Section 24 - Summoning jurors; return of venire

Section 24A - Summoning jurors; mail as alternative method; summons; questioning prohibited

Section 24B - Juror information form; return

Section 25 - Impanelling

Section 26 - Capital cases; impanelling jury

Section 26A - Repealed, 1979, 344, Sec. 9

Section 26B - Protracted trials; impanelling jurors; verdicts

Section 27 - Talesmen

Section 28 - Examination of jurors

Section 29 - Peremptory challenges

Section 30 - Certain interest not to disqualify

Section 31 - Repealed, 1979, 344, Sec. 11

Section 32 - Irregularities

Section 33 - Gratuities

Section 34 - Failure of jury to agree

Section 34A - Number of jurors required to render verdicts; instructions on sufficient number

Section 34B - Death, illness or other inability of jurors to perform duty; number required for trial; vacancies

Section 34C - Smoking in jury rooms

Section 35 - View by jury

Section 36 - Neglecting to attend

Section 37 - Improperly putting name on jury list

Section 38 - Soliciting the placement of name on jury list

Section 39 - Neglect of officers, etc.

Section 40 - Penalties in certain other cases

Section 41 - Fraud in drawing jurors

Section 42 - Special juries; effect of chapter