to Federal Court Jury Service!
The information provided explains the procedures, duties and amenities
of federal jury service for the U. S. District Court,
Southern District of Indiana
. Serving as a juror is a fundamental obligation we all share as
citizens of the United States. Only by having people like you
participate in the process can we ensure that all persons in federal
court will be afforded their constitutional right to have a jury pool
drawn from a fair cross section of the community in this District.
sometimes requires sacrifices and may mean rearranging schedules,
canceling appointments, or missing work. Yet serving as a juror is an
important civic and community duty, as well as a privilege and
responsibility. Those who serve as jurors have an opportunity to see the
courts in action and to actively participate in a fundamental democratic
process. We extend our sincere appreciation for your participating in
the process and trust that you will find your experience rewarding.
There are two types of juries in federal court: petit and grand. In
general, the petit (or trial) jury process consists of three stages,
while the grand jury process consists of two. For information and
“frequently asked questions” (FAQs)
about each stage, please select from the links below:
Juror Qualification Notice of
Summons to Appear
for Petit Jury
Grand Jury Service
About Federal Court
Juror Payment Information
Maps, Directions & Travel Resources
Plan for Random Selection of Jurors
Contact Information EJuror
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