Juror Qualification Questionnaire - Frequently Asked Questions
Your name was randomly selected from the list of registered voters maintained by the Secretary of State, Election Division for the Southern District of Indiana, or the Indiana Supreme Court Statewide Jury List.
The purpose of the Juror Qualification Questionnaire is only to establish if you are qualified to serve as a prospective juror for the United States District Court, Southern District of Indiana. If you are deemed qualified to serve, you may receive additional information from the court regarding jury service. If you are deemed not qualified to serve, you will receive no further correspondence from the court. You are not being asked to appear for jury service at this time and no further action is required by you once the Jury Qualification Questionnaire is completed and returned.
Yes. Complete your Qualification Questionnaire online by clicking on the eJuror Login. The eJuror Login button can also be located on the Jury Home page.
What if I did not receive a return envelope?
U. S. DISTRICT COURT
The Jury Selection and Service Act specifies that a person is qualified to serve on grand and petit juries in the district court unless he/she:
The Jury Selection and Service Act specifies that the following persons are barred from jury service on the grounds that they are EXEMPT if they are employed on a FULL TIME basis as a:
The Jury Selection and Service Act specifies that certain groups of persons may be EXCUSED only if the court finds that any member of such groups would suffer “undue hardship or extreme inconvenience” if required to perform jury service. This court finds that the members of the following groups shall be excused upon individual request:
Yes. County courts and federal courts operate separately from one another, so your service in county court does not satisfy your obligation to serve in federal court.
What if I have a medical condition that would keep me from serving as a
There is no age limit. However, you may request to be excused if you are 70 years of age or older. If this applies, please complete the Juror Qualification Questionnaire, making sure that you have included your date of birth and age in Question 2 and that you have filled in circle number 1 on Question 14.
You do not need to provide dates you are not available to serve at this time. You will be given an opportunity at a later date to provide any unavailable dates if you are deemed qualified to serve based on the information provided in the Qualification Questionnaire. The court will honor any reasonable requests at that time.
Please write “deceased” on the Questionnaire and send it back to the court in the postage-paid envelope provided. We apologize for the inconvenience and appreciate your cooperation in updating our jury records.
If you are a student in or out of state and still have, or use, a permanent address in the Southern District of Indiana, you are not exempt from jury service in this Court. Complete both sides of the Questionnaire and return it as directed. A family member may complete the Questionnaire on your behalf. In doing so, they should sign the Questionnaire, indicating their name and relationship and explain why such action was necessary on the reverse side in the “Remarks” section.
If your permanent address has changed, please strike through the wrong address on the front side of the Qualification Questionnaire, write your new address in the space beside it.
The Questionnaire must be completed and returned in order for the court to determine if you are still qualified to serve for the U. S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana.
What if I have received a Juror Qualification Questionnaire for a person
who no longer permanently resides at this mailing address?