234 Pa. Code § 641 - Agreement to be Tried by Fewer Than Twelve Jurors

Current through Register Vol. 52, No. 16, April 16, 2022

In all cases, at any time after a jury of 12 is initially sworn and before verdict, the defendant and the attorney for the Commonwealth, with approval of the judge, may agree to a jury of fewer than 12 but not fewer than 6. Such agreement shall be made a part of the record. The verdict in such a case shall have the same force and effect as a verdict by a jury of 12.

Notes

234 Pa. Code § 641

Committee Explanatory Reports:

Final Report explaining the April 16, 1999 amendments concerning the 1998 Constitutional amendment published with the Court's Order at 29 Pa.B. 2290 (May 1, 1999).

Final Report explaining the March 1, 2000 reorganization and renumbering of the rules published with the Court's Order at 30 Pa.B. 1477 (March 18, 2000).

The following state regulations pages link to this page.



State regulations are updated quarterly; we currently have two versions available. Below is a comparison between our most recent version and the prior quarterly release. More comparison features will be added as we have more versions to compare.