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Declaration of policy
Judiciary (JUD) CHAPTER 30, ARTICLE 16
§ 500. Declaration of policy. It is the policy of this state that all
litigants in the courts of this state entitled to trial by jury shall
have the right to grand and petit juries selected at random from a fair
cross-section of the community in the county or other governmental
subdivision wherein the court convenes; and that all eligible citizens
shall have the opportunity to serve on grand and petit juries in the
courts of this state, and shall have an obligation to serve when
summoned for that purpose, unless excused.