§ 51-217 Qualification of jurors
§ 51-217a Jurors excused from service. Option to be considered for service
§ 51-217b Information for prospective jurors. Postponement of jury service or accommodations for breastfeeding women
§ 51-219a Duties and powers of Jury Administrator
§ 51-219b How to determine number of jurors to be summoned
§ 51-219c Adjustment in number of jurors
§ 51-220 Number of jurors for each town
§ 51-220a Use of electronic processing in selection and summoning of jurors
§ 51-222a Preparation of master or final list
§ 51-223 State Jury Commission. Inquiry blanks. Jury lists
§ 51-224 Incomplete list. Preparation of subsequent list
§ 51-229 Additional jurors may be drawn at any time
§ 51-230 Drawing of jurors in judicial districts
§ 51-231 Drawing of jurors
§ 51-231a Clerk to furnish slips containing the names of jurors
§ 51-232 Summoning of jurors. Juror questionnaire. Reduction of panel. Courthouse
§ 51-232a Modification of date, location or other condition of juror service
§ 51-232b Limitation re summons for jury duty
§ 51-233 Verdict not affected by irregularities in summoning jurors
§ 51-234 Accommodations for jury panel
§ 51-237 Jurors failing to appear
§ 51-237a Permission for juror to be absent
§ 51-238 Judge may direct juror attendance
§ 51-238a Length of term of service as juror
§ 51-239 Selection of panel
§ 51-239a Transfer of trial to jury session
§ 51-239b Waiver of jury in civil actions
§ 51-240 Examination of jurors in civil actions
§ 51-241 Peremptory challenges in civil actions
§ 51-243 Alternate jurors in civil cases
§ 51-243a Orientation of jurors
§ 51-244 Jurors attending Court of Common Pleas may try civil and criminal causes at same term
§ 51-245 Duty of jurors. Prohibited conversations. Fines. Assistance of interpreter for jurors who are deaf or hard of hearing
§ 51-245a Rules re qualification of interpreters to assist jurors who are deaf or hard of hearing
§ 51-246 Court may require jury to remain together in certain cases
§ 51-247 Compensation of jurors. Guidelines re reimbursement of expenses
§ 51-247a Employer not to discharge employee or require additional hours work for jury service. Eight hours jury duty deemed a legal day’s work. Penalty. Action for recovery of wages and reinstatement. Liability of employer for failure to compensate juror-employee
§ 51-247b Prohibition on former juror serving as consultant
§ 51-247c Court may excuse compensation of juror. Waiver application. Juror service certificate. Filing of application

Terms Used In Connecticut General Statutes > Chapter 884

  • another: may extend and be applied to communities, companies, corporations, public or private, limited liability companies, societies and associations. See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Juror: A person who is on the jury.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • oath: shall include affirmations in cases where by law an affirmation may be used for an oath, and, in like cases, the word "swear" shall include the word "affirm". See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • succeeding: when used by way of reference to any section or sections, mean the section or sections next preceding, next following or next succeeding, unless some other section is expressly designated in such reference. See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.
  • 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."
  • Voters: means those persons qualified to vote under the provisions of section 7-6. See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1