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North Carolina General Statutes
Chapter 9: Jurors.

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Article 1 - Jury Commissions, Preparation of Jury Lists, and Drawing of Panels. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 9-1 9-1. Jury commission in each county; membership; selection; oath; terms; expenses of jury system.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 9-2 9-2. Preparation of master jury list; sources of names.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 9-2.1 9-2.1: Repealed by Session Laws 2012-180, s. 2, effective July 12, 2012.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 9-3 9-3. Qualifications of prospective jurors.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 9-4 9-4. Preparation and custody of alphabetized list; access to list.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 9-5 9-5. Procedure for drawing panel of jurors.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 9-6 9-6. Jury service a public duty; excuses to be allowed in exceptional cases; procedure.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 9-6.1 9-6.1. Requests to be excused.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 9-7 9-7. Notation on master jury list of names of jurors who have served; retention.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 9-7.1 9-7.1. Trial court administrator may assist clerk with performance of duties.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 9-8 through 9-9 9-8 through 9-9. Repealed by Session Laws 1967, c. 218, s. 1.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 2 - Petit Jurors. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 9-10 9-10. Summons to jurors.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 9-11 9-11. Supplemental jurors; special venire.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 9-12 9-12. Supplemental jurors from other counties.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 9-13 9-13. Penalty for disobeying summons.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 9-14 9-14. Jury sworn; judge decides competency.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 9-15 9-15. Questioning jurors without challenge; challenges for cause.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 9-16 9-16. Exemption from civil arrest.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 9-17 9-17. Jurors impaneled to try case furnished with accommodations; separation of jurors.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 9-18 9-18. Alternate jurors.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 3 - Peremptory Challenges. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 9-19 9-19. Peremptory challenges in civil cases.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 9-20 9-20. Civil cases having several plaintiffs or several defendants; challenges apportioned; discretion of judge.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 9-21 9-21. Peremptory challenges in criminal cases governed by Chapter 15A.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 4 - Grand Jurors. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 9-22 through 9-26 9-22 through 9-26. Repealed by Session Laws 1973, c. 1286, s. 26.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 9-27 through 9-31 9-27 through 9-31. Repealed by Session Laws 1967, c. 218, s. 1.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 5 - Discharge of Jurors Prohibited. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 9-32 9-32. Discharge of juror unlawful.[HTML] [RTF]