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Title (1866) Acts, Resolutions and Memorials, Passed at the Several Annual Sessions of the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah, 1866
Subject Law
Description (1866) The Fifteenth Legislature, 1865, passed an act to print the laws as prepared and reported by the Joint Committee on Revision and Compilation, including laws of the current session. No 1865 session law was printed because these acts were incorporated into the 1866 compilation.
Publisher Legislative Assemblye of the State of Utah
Date 1866
Type Text
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Identifier KFU30 1866 .A193
Language eng
Rights Management Digital image copyright 2005, S.J. Quinney College of Law. All rights reserved
Holding Institution S.J. Quinney College of Law, The University of Utah, South 1400 East, Salt Lake City, UT
Source Physical Dimensions 15 cm x 23.5cm
Metadata Cataloger Kelly Taylor
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Setname uu_law_uschs
Date Created 2005-11-15
Date Modified 2006-01-25
ID 717212
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6w37x2b

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Title Chapter 35_page_069
Description LAWS OF UTAH. .CHAPTER XXXV. An ACT defining who are exempt from serving on Juries, and prescribing the mode of procuring Grand and Petit Jurors and Juries for District Courts, and f&r other Purposes. Sec. 1.-Be it enacted by the Governor and Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah: That members and officers of the Legislative Assembly, Judges of Probate Courts, Selectmen, County Treasurers, Clerks of the Supreme, District, Probate and County Courts, the Territorial Marshal, Deputy Marshalls, Sheriffs, Deputy Sheriffs, Constables, Attorneys and Counselors at law, persons at the time engaged in teaching school, Ferrymen, Millers, Physicians, Surgeons and Editors of newspapers and other periodical publications are exempt from serving either as grand or petit jurors. Sec. 2.-The County Court in each county shall, at its first session in each year, and at such subsequent session, or other time as a neglect so to do at said first session or as other circumstances may require, make, from the assessment roll of the county, a list containing the names of at least fifty men, residents of the county,• eligible to serve as jurors. Sec. 3.-Said list shall contain only the names of such persons as are known or believed to possess the requisite qualifications for jurors, and not entitled to exemption from jury service; and the names thereon shall be apportioned among the different sections of the county, as nearly as may be, according to the names on the assessment roll; and the selections of persons to seive as jurors shall, from time to time be made in such manner, so far as the County Court can judge, as to cause the eligible persons to perform jury duty as nearly as may be in rotation. Sec. 4.-Said list shall contain the Christian and surname at length, and the place of residence and occupation of each person named therein, and shall be filed with the Clerk of the County Court, who shall keep in his office a box or other safe place of deposit in which he shall deposit the names on the list; having previously written each name on a separate ticket and so folded said ticket that the name thereon does not appear. Sec. 5.-When a District Court is to be held, whether for a district or for a county, the Clerk of said Court shall, at least thirty days previous to the time of holding said Court, issue a writ to a Marshal or any of his Deputies, if said Court is to be holden for a district, or to the Sheriff or any of his Deputies of the county in which said Court is to be held, if it is to be held for a county, specifying the time and place of holcling said Court, and requiring him to summon, if for a grand jury, twenty-four eligible men to serve as grand jurors, and, if for petit jurors, twenty-four eligible men to serve as petit jurors; and said twenty-four men shall constitute a grand jury: and said twenty-four men shall constituce two full petit juries. : Sec. 6.-Upon the reception of said writ, a Marshal or a Sheriff", as the case may be, or either of their Deputies, shall proceed to the Clerk of the County Court of the county in which jurors are t©,be summoned, and said Clerk shall forthwith repair, with said officer having said writ, to the offipe of said Clerk, who shall if a grand jdry is required, in the presence of said officer, thoroughly shake the tickets previously deposited in a box or other safe place of deposit, and draw therefrom promiscuously twenty-four tickets, and the persons whose names are on those twenty-four tickets shall be summoned to serve as a grand jury, a minute of which drawing shall be kept by said Clerk, with the names entered thereon in the order they are drawn; when, if petit jurors are also required, said Clerk shall proceed in like manner to draw and minute twenty-four tickets, and the twenty-four persons named on saidticketsshall.be summoned to serve as petit jurors; said Clerk and attending officer shall then sign the minutes of the drawing, which minutes shall be filled by said Clerk in the office of the County Court of the country in which said drawing was had. - Sec. 7.-Upon the conclusion of the drawing, and previous to the filing as aforesaid, said Clerk shall forthwith make a list of the names of the persons drawn, if any, to serve as grand jurors, and a list of the names of the persons drawn, if any, to serve as petit jurors, and certify to said list, or lists, and deliver it. or them, to the officer having the writ from the Clerk of a District Court to summon jurors. Sec. 8.-The officer having the writ and jury list, or lists, in charge; as hereinbefore provided, shall, immediately upon his reception of said list, or lists, proceed to summon the persons named on said list, or lists, to attend said Court, specifying the time and place of its sitting; which summons shall be served by giving each person a written notice, or by leaving a copy of the summons at bis*residence in care of some person of suitable age mid discretion.
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Source Original Book: Acts, Resolutions and Memorials, Passed at the Several Annual Sessions of the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah, 1866
Setname uu_law_uschs
Date Created 2005-11-15
Date Modified 2005-11-15
ID 717030
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6w37x2b/717030