A municipal court may provide by rule the manner in which jurors shall be chosen, and may provide that jurors to be used in the court may be chosen and summoned by the jury commissioners of the county as provided in Chapter 2313. of the Revised Code. Selection shall be made from residents within the territory and those appearing to reside outside the territory shall be returned to the annual jury list. Jurors shall be impaneled in the same manner, shall have the same qualifications, and shall be challenged for the same causes as jurors in the court of common pleas. Each municipal court shall establish the fees of jurors in that court. The fees of jurors in any criminal case involving the violation of state law shall be paid out of the county treasury. The fees of jurors in any criminal case involving a violation of a municipal ordinance shall be paid out of the treasury of the municipal corporation in which the violation occurred.
Amended by 129th General AssemblyFile No.81, HB 268, §1, eff. 5/22/2012.
Effective Date: 03-19-1987