15-14 CONDUCT OF JURY TRIALS
CONDUCT OF JURY TRIALS
Order of proceedings at trial.
Order of presentation of evidence and argument by different counsel.
Names of jurors deposited in suitable container.
Procedure for challenging jury panel.
Drawing of names from container.
Challenges for cause in a civil case.
Challenge of individual jurors--Number of peremptory challenges--Alternating by parties.
Challenges when several parties on one side.
Trial of jury challenges for cause--Witnesses.
Procedure for peremptory challenges--Replacement of jurors challenged.
Choosing alternate jurors.
Number of prospective jurors.
Selection of prospective jurors.
Determining manner of exercising peremptory challenge.
Exercise of peremptory challenge.
Oath of jurors--Affirmation.
Admonitions by court on separation of jury.
Discharge of juror unable to proceed with trial--Proceedings after discharge.
Stenographic report of opening statements not required.
One counsel on each side to examine witness.
View of premises by jury.
Number of counsel and time allowed for argument to jury.
Scope of argument to jury--Argument on law.
Retirement of jury for deliberation.
Papers, exhibits, and notes taken into jury room.
Communications to and from jury during deliberations.
Other business of court during jury deliberations--Case open until jury discharged.
Verdict to include value and damages in action for recovery of personal property.
Sealed verdict directed on agreement during adjournment.
Receipt from jury and reading of verdict--Inquiry--Number of votes required.
Polling of jury--Dissenting votes.
Actions in which five-sixths vote by jury sufficient.
Receipt and reading of verdict when five-sixths vote sufficient--Inquiry--Dissenting votes.
Polling of jury when five-sixths vote sufficient--Dissenting votes.
Correction of irregularities in verdict.
Minute entry on receipt of verdict--Contents.
Jury discharged by final adjournment for term.
New trial after verdict not returned.