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AB-1283 Civil procedure: trial jury selection.(2015-2016)

As Amends the Law Today


 Section 204 of the Code of Civil Procedure is amended to read:

 (a) No An  eligible person shall not  be exempt from service as a trial juror by reason of occupation, economic status,  or marital status,  any characteristic listed or defined in Section 11135 of the Government Code, or for any other reason. No A  person shall not  be excused from service as a trial juror except as specified in subdivision (b).
(b) An eligible person may be excused from jury service only for undue hardship, upon themselves or upon the public, as defined by the Judicial Council.