ORCP 56 – TRIAL BY JURY

TRIAL BY JURY

RULE 56

Trial by jury defined.

A Twelve-person juries. A trial jury in the circuit court is a body of 12 persons drawn as provided in Rule 57. The parties may stipulate that a jury shall consist of any number less than 12 or that a verdict or finding of a stated majority of the jurors shall be taken as the verdict or finding of the jury.

B Six-person juries. Notwithstanding section A of this rule, a jury in circuit court shall consist of six persons if the amount in controversy is less than $10,000.

[CCP 12/2/78; amended by 1995 c.658 §119]