Usa Arizona

USA Statutes : arizona
Title : Juries
Chapter : JURIES
21-101 Grand jury
A grand jury shall be composed of not less than twelve nor more than sixteen
persons, nine of whom shall constitute a quorum for all proceedings before it.

21-102 Juries; size; degree of unanimity required; waiver
A. A jury for trial of a criminal case in which a sentence of death or imprisonment
for thirty years or more is authorized by law shall consist of twelve persons, and the
concurrence of all shall be necessary to render a verdict.
B. A jury for trial in any court of record of any other criminal case shall consist
of eight persons, and the concurrence of all shall be necessary to render a verdict.
C. A jury for trial in any court of record of a civil case shall consist of eight
persons, and the concurrence of all but two shall be necessary to render a verdict.
D. In a court not of record, a jury for trial of any case shall consist of six
persons. The concurrence of all in a criminal case and all but one in a civil case shall
be necessary to render a verdict.
E. The parties in a civil case, and the parties with the consent of the court in a
criminal case, may waive trial by jury, or at any time before a verdict is returned
consent to try the case with or receive a verdict concurred in by a lesser number of
jurors than that specified above.

21-121 Jury room
A. A room shall be provided by the board of supervisors of each county for use of
the jury upon its retirement for deliberation, with suitable furniture, fuel, lights and
stationery.
B. If the supervisors neglect to provide the facilities, the court may order the
sheriff to do so, and the expense incurred by the sheriff in carrying the order into
effect, when certified by the court, shall be a county charge.

21-122 Expenses for food, lodging and other necessities; criminal and civil cases
While the jury is kept together, either during the progress of the trial or after
retirement for deliberation, the court shall, at the expense of the county, provide the
jury with suitable and sufficient food, lodging and other reasonable necessities, and the
expense shall be a county charge in criminal cases. Such charges shall be assessed
against the losing party in civil cases.

21-131 Jury commissioner
A. The clerk of the superior court shall be the jury commissioner, except that in
any county having a population of more than five hundred thousand persons, the presiding
judge of the superior court may appoint a jury commissioner. The jury commissioner shall
report to the presiding judge.
B. The presiding judge of the superior court shall set the salary of a jury
commissioner who has been appointed by the presiding judge, subject to approval of the
county board of supervisors.