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Ohio

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

Excusals: ...spouse or near relative ill or recently deceased.
 

Ohio



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Pending Legislation!
HB 256
Key Sponsor:  Rep. Thom Collier

Other Sponsors:
Representatives Gilb, Carano, Kearns, C.Evans, Otterman, Brown Reidelbach

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To amend section 2313.16 of the Revised Code to provide additional grounds to excuse a prospective juror from jury service...
8) One or more of the following apply:

a) The prospective juror is the parent or guardian of a child twelve years of age or under and has custody of and is the primary caregiver of the child.

b) The prospective juror is the parent or guardian of a child who is of school age and has custody of and is providing instruction to the child...

c) The prospective juror is the primary caregiver of an elderly or disabled family member of the prospective juror

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FEDERAL
United States District Court, Northern District of Ohio
Juror Selection Plan; Section L, Excuses on Individual Request (3)
Filed April 7, 1997

(3) "Persons having active care and custody of a child or children under 10 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".

     
     

 

 

 

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