If you believe you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 you must not report for jury duty; however, you must contact the jury room at 504-364-3987 for a new jury duty date.
Free wireless Internet access is available in the jury assembly room. You can bring your laptop computer! The jury pool lounge also has several wired connections that require an Ethernet cable. We have Ethernet cables that you may borrow or you may bring your own. There is a limited number of electrical outlets in the room; be sure to charge your device’s battery fully before arriving.
Bring your parking ticket from the garage into the jury pool to be validated. Only garage parking will be validated. There is limited oversized vehicle parking on the exterior of the garage on the Dolhonde Street side of the parking structure. If you plan to use the oversized vehicle parking area, make a copy of your summons and place it on your dashboard.
IF YOU WISH TO RESCHEDULE YOUR JURY SERVICE DATE DUE TO A QUALIFYING HARDSHIP, CLICK HERE. Eligibility is determined by consideration of juror history. Please have your juror number, pool date, and stand-by number available when applying online for the excusal. YOUR REQUEST MUST BE MADE NO LESS THAN 7 CALENDAR DAYS PRIOR TO YOUR SERVICE DATE.
Citizens who have reached age 70 may request a PERMANENT exemption from future jury service. Click here to receive the exemption. You must not currently be scheduled for jury duty.
If you feel that you require an accommodation from the Court in order to serve (such as a sign language interpreter), send a request to the Jury Commission at email@example.com. Your request will receive consideration, but is not a guarantee that assistance will be provided. Be sure to include contact information so that we may speak with you before your service date regarding the request.
Click here for answers to frequently asked questions about jury service.
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