Jury Service Reform: H.B. 13 (special session) (2004); Amended Miss. Code Ann. § 13-5-23.
Establishes a lengthy trial fund to compensate jurors up to
Establishes a lengthy trial fund to compensate jurors up to $300 per day, starting on the eleventh day of service. In such circumstances, jurors who can show hardship may also receive compensation of up to $100 per day from the fourth through tenth days of service. Specifies circumstances under which jurors may be excused from service. Provides for penalties for those who fail to appear: fines up to $500 and/or three days imprisonment, or alternatively community service.
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