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

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Nebraska



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FEDERAL
United States District Court, District of Nebraska

Modified Plan for Random Jury Selection; (12) Qualifications for Jury Service; (e) Persons Excused From Jury Service (4)
Approved May 5, 2003

(4)...persons having active care and custody of a child or children under ten years of age whose health and/or safety would be jeopardized by their absence for jury service, or a person who is essential to the care of aged or infirm persons.

Nebraska

Nebraska Legislative Statute 25-1602 (4)
 

 

(4) A nursing mother shall be excused from jury service until she is no longer nursing her child by making such request to the court at the time the juror qualification form is filed with the jury commissioner and including with the request a physicians certificate in support of her request.

Nevada

U.S. Dept. of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics, State Court Organization 1998, Table 40

Excusals: ...illness or death of immediate family member
 

Nevada

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FEDERAL
United States District Court, District of Nevada
Amended Plan for the Random Selection of Grand and Petit Jurors;
7. Excuses on Individual Request; (8) Approved August 11, 1972

(8)...women who have legal custody of a child or children under the age of 10 years.
 

New Hampshire

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FEDERAL
United States District Court, District of New Hampshire
Plan for the Random Selection of Grand and Petit Jurors; XI Excuse from Jury Service on Individual Request; (7)
effective date: Dec. 21, 1988

(7)...persons essential to the care of children of tender years or of aged or infirm persons
 

 

         

 

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