Sections
Article 1 Jury List 21-301 – 21-302
Article 2 Selecting Persons for Prospective Jury Service 21-311 – 21-315
Article 3 Summoning Jurors 21-331 – 21-336

Terms Used In Arizona Laws > Title 21 > Chapter 3

  • Annuity: A periodic (usually annual) payment of a fixed sum of money for either the life of the recipient or for a fixed number of years. A series of payments under a contract from an insurance company, a trust company, or an individual. Annuity payments are made at regular intervals over a period of more than one full year.
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
  • Juror: A person who is on the jury.
  • Jury commissioner: means the clerk of the superior court, except that in any county having a population of more than five hundred thousand persons, the presiding judge of the superior court may appoint a jury commissioner. See Arizona Laws 21-101
  • Jury manager: means the person who is responsible for jury management in a justice of the peace court or a municipal court. See Arizona Laws 21-101
  • Master jury file: means a list of prospective jurors who are randomly selected from the master jury list. See Arizona Laws 21-101
  • Master jury list: means a record of the names and addresses of eligible persons who reside in the county and includes persons on the voter registration list of the county and other persons who are eligible for jury service and who have been licensed pursuant to title 28, chapter 8, article 4 or 5. See Arizona Laws 21-101
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Mortgage loan: A loan made by a lender to a borrower for the financing of real property. Source: OCC
  • Population: means the population according to the most recent United States decennial census. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Registered mail: includes certified mail. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Rescission: The cancellation of budget authority previously provided by Congress. The Impoundment Control Act of 1974 specifies that the President may propose to Congress that funds be rescinded. If both Houses have not approved a rescission proposal (by passing legislation) within 45 days of continuous session, any funds being withheld must be made available for obligation.
  • Statute of limitations: A law that sets the time within which parties must take action to enforce their rights.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Testify: includes every manner of oral statement under oath or affirmation. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Title: includes this title, title 32, chapters 9 and 36 and title 44, chapter 2. See Arizona Laws 6-101
  • Trial jury: A group of citizens who hear the evidence presented by both sides at trial and determine the facts in dispute. Federal criminal juries consist of 12 persons. Federal civil juries consist of six persons.
  • Voir dire: The process by which judges and lawyers select a petit jury from among those eligible to serve, by questioning them to determine knowledge of the facts of the case and a willingness to decide the case only on the evidence presented in court. "Voir dire" is a phrase meaning "to speak the truth."