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Idaho Court Administrative Rule 62.1 Eligibility for Jury Service.


(1) A prospective juror is disqualified to serve on a jury if the prospective juror:


(a) Is not a citizen of the United States and a resident of the county,


(b) Is not a least eighteen (18) years old,


(c) Is incapable, by reason of physical or mental disability and with reasonable accommodation, of rendering satisfactory jury service; but a prospective juror claiming this disqualification may be required to submit a physician’s certificate as to the disability, and the certifying physician is subject to inquiry by the court at its discretion,


(d) Has a felony conviction as provided by section 3, article VI of the constitution of the state of Idaho, and who has not been restored to the rights of citizenship under applicable law, or 


(e) Is unable to read, speak, and understand the English language. 


(2) The length of such disqualification shall be two (2) years, unless a judge has extended the period of disqualification for prospective jurors under (1)(c) above, which period may be permanent.


(3) A directive to disqualify a prospective juror for greater than two (2) years shall be based upon a judicial finding as to the nature and duration of the disability, based upon the information provided in the qualification questionnaire form, an interview with the prospective juror, or other competent evidence.



(Adopted November 17, 2021, effective January 1, 2022; amended February 25, 2022, effective February 28, 2022.)

As the Third Branch of Government, we provide access to justice through the timely, fair, and impartial resolution of cases.


Members of the
Idaho Supreme Court

Chief Justice G Richard Bevan
Justice Robyn M. Brody
Justice John R. Stegner
Justice Gregory W. Moeller
Justice Colleen D. Zahn

Members of the
Idaho Court of Appeals

Chief Judge Jessica M. Lorello
Judge David W. Gratton
Judge Molly J Huskey
Judge Amanda K. Brailsford



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