Section 2945.36 | For what cause jury may be discharged.
The trial court may discharge a jury without prejudice to the prosecution:
(A) For the sickness or corruption of a juror or other accident or calamity;
(B) Because there is no probability of such jurors agreeing;
(C) If it appears after the jury has been sworn that one of the jurors is a witness in the case;
(D) By the consent of the prosecuting attorney and the defendant.
The reason for such discharge shall be entered on the journal.
Available Versions of this Section
- October 1, 1953 – House Bill 1, 100th General Assembly [ View October 1, 1953 Version ]