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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 68B: Number of jurors required to render verdict; instructions on sufficient numbers

[ Text of section added by 2016, 36, Sec. 5 effective May 10, 2016.]

  Section 68B. In any civil action the jury shall be instructed that the agreement of 5/6 of its members shall be sufficient to render any special or general verdict.