States and U.S. Territories with Family Friendly Jury Duty

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Kentucky

New Legislation!

Senate Bill 111 for the 2007 Session
Signed by the Governor 3/23/07
 

Amends KRS 29A.100 to require a judge to excuse a mother who is breast-feeding a child or expressing breast milk for a child from jury service until the mother is no longer breast-feeding the child or expressing breast milk for the child.

Kentucky



(Letter writing campaign)

FEDERAL
United States District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky

Letter writing campaign to request amendment of
Jury Plan for Eastern District of Kentucky to accommodate family caregivers.
Click here for info.

The Eastern District of Kentucky currently does NOT have family friendly language in its latest jury plan, filed July 2002. 
If you would like to see family friendly jury duty provisions included in the U.S. Federal Courts in Kentuckys Eastern District, then please click here to find out how you can help.

Kentucky

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FEDERAL
United States District Court, Western District of Kentucky
Plan for the Qualification and Random Selection of Grand and Petit Jurors; Section 3.03 - Persons who shall be excused from jury service;
2 (a) Approved July 10, 2001

(2 ) Persons Who May be Excused from Jury:
(a) A person having active care and custody of a person whose health and/or safety would be jeopardized if required to be absent for jury service
 

   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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