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Ponca Tribe of Nebraska Tribal Code

PTN Code § 1-6-1
Section 1-6-1. Qualifications of Jurors

All tribal members within the territorial jurisdiction of the Tribe, eighteen (18) years of age or older, of sound mind and who are able to read, write, and understand the English language, shall be eligible to serve as jurors.

Ponca Tribe of Nebraska Code § 1-6-1, PTN Code § 1-6-1

PTN Code § 1-6-2
Section 1-6-2. Jury List

Each year, the Tribal Council, or the Tribal Court Administrator, at the direction of the Tribal Council, shall prepare a list of eligible jurors, which list shall contain not less than fifty (50) names and which shall contain the names of persons eligible to serve as jurors.

Ponca Tribe of Nebraska Code § 1-6-2, PTN Code § 1-6-2

PTN Code § 1-6-3
Section 1-6-3. Jury Trials

The Tribal Court Administrator shall subpoena not less than twenty (20) persons from the list of eligible jurors to appear and be available to serve as jurors whenever a jury trial is scheduled in a matter before the Court.

The selection from the list of eligible jurors shall be by lot or some other means of random, impartial selection.

Selection of jurors to hear the case shall be accomplished as provided for in the rules of procedure elsewhere in this Code.

Ponca Tribe of Nebraska Code § 1-6-3, PTN Code § 1-6-3


PTN Code § 1-6-4
Section 1-6-4. Power to Excuse Jurors

Only the Judge assigned to hear a case shall have the power to excuse a person subpoenaed to appear as a juror, doing so on account of sickness, disability, extreme hardship or other good cause shown upon a request for excuse by the person subpoenaed.

Ponca Tribe of Nebraska Code § 1-6-4, PTN Code § 1-6-4

PTN Code § 1-6-5
Section 1-6-5. Compensation of Jurors

Each juror who is called and reports for jury duty or who serves on a jury shall be entitled to receive such fees for daily service and/or mileage, if any, as the Tribal Council shall establish by resolution or as established by a rule of the Court.

Ponca Tribe of Nebraska Code § 1-6-5, PTN Code § 1-6-5

 

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