46.1520 Summoning of jurors.

Cite as [A.S.C.A. § 46.1520]

(a) When so ordered by the court, the clerk shall transmit to the Commissioner of Public Safety or Marshal the names of jurors to be summoned. The Commissioner of Public Safety or Marshal, either personally or through an authorized subordinate, shall summon the persons named to attend the court by giving personal notice to each of the time and place of required appearance as fixed by order of the court. The court may order the summoning of jurors by any officer of the court and the service of summons by any form of personal notice, including notice by telephone.

(b) A juror who willfully or without reasonable excuse fails to attend after personal service of written summons by a Commissioner of Public Safety or Marshal may be arrested and punished for contempt.

History: 1980, PL 16-70 § 1.