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The 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 45: Studies, research and new procedures

Section 45. The office of jury commissioner shall perform studies, foster research, and implement new procedures which are contemplated to accomplish the following: improvement of all aspects of the administration of jurors; reduction of the costs of selection, management, and compensation of jurors; monitoring and improvement of the integrity of jury pools and jury panels; more effective utilization of jurors in the jury pools; improved understanding by jurors of their duties and of the court's charge and instructions; providing for the reasonable comfort and convenience of jurors during their terms of service; and providing jurors with a heightened appreciation of the judicial system.