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2014 Statute

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43-159.Same; exclusions from jury service by court. In addition to the persons excused from jury service in K.S.A. 43-158, and amendments thereto, the following persons may be excused from jury service by the court: (a) Persons so physically or mentally infirm as to be unequal to the task of ordinary jury duty;

(b) persons whose presence elsewhere is required for the public welfare, health or safety;

(c) persons for whom jury service would cause extraordinary or compelling personal hardship; and

(d) persons whose personal relationship to the parties or whose information or interest in the case to be tried is such that there is a probability such persons would find it difficult to be impartial.

History: L. 1971, ch. 176, § 5; L. 2000, ch. 42, § 2; July 1.

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