Kentucky Constitution
Section 248

Juries -- Number of jurors -- Three-fourths may indict or give verdict.


A grand jury shall consist of twelve persons, nine of whom concurring, may find an indictment. In civil and misdemeanor cases, in courts inferior to the Circuit Courts, a jury shall consist of six persons. The General Assembly may provide that in any or all trials of civil actions in the Circuit Courts, three-fourths or more of the jurors concurring may return a verdict, which shall have the same force and effect as if rendered by the entire panel. But where a verdict is rendered by a less number than the whole jury, it shall be signed by all the jurors who agree to it.

Text as Ratified on: August 3, 1891, and revised September 28, 1891.
History: Not yet amended.

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