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The Vermont Statutes Online

The Vermont Statutes Online have been updated to include the actions of the 2023 session of the General Assembly.

NOTE: The Vermont Statutes Online is an unofficial copy of the Vermont Statutes Annotated that is provided as a convenience.

Title 13 : Crimes and Criminal Procedure

Chapter 067 : Public Justice and Public Officers

(Cite as: 13 V.S.A. § 3011)
  • § 3011. Officers in charge of jury

    An officer, sworn to take charge of a jury impaneled by the Superior Court for the trial of a cause, who, after they have been charged by the court, suffers a person to speak to them upon matters submitted to their charge, or speaks to them himself or herself about the same, except to ask if they are agreed upon a verdict, before they deliver their verdict in court, or are discharged, shall be fined not more than $500.00. The constable or other person having charge of a jury impaneled by a Justice, who in like manner offends, shall be fined not more than $200.00. (Amended 1965, No. 194, § 10; 1973, No. 193 (Adj. Sess.), § 3; eff. April 9, 1974; 2009, No. 154 (Adj. Sess.), § 99.)