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Idaho Rules of Civil Procedure Rule 48(a). Juries of Less Than Twelve - Majority Verdict.

In civil actions the jury may consist of twelve (12) or of any number less than twelve (12) upon which the parties may agree in open court, except that in civil actions which may be assigned to the magistrates division under Rule 82(c), whether such case or action be tried by a magistrate or by a district judge, the jury shall consist of not more than six (6). Three-fourths (3/4) of the jury may render a verdict. The cost of a jury shall not be taxed as costs to any party in any civil action. 


(Amended effective January 8, 1976.)

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Members of the
Idaho Supreme Court

Chief Justice Jim Jones
Justice Daniel T. Eismann
Justice Roger S. Burdick
Justice Warren E. Jones
Justice Joel D. Horton

Members of the
Idaho Court of Appeals

Chief Judge John M. Melanson
Judge Sergio A. Gutierrez
Judge David W. Gratton
Judge Molly J. Huskey



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