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How long is the typical jury day and will there be breaks?

Jury FAQ

A normal jury day will begin between 8:00 and 9:00 am and will end at either 2:30 or 5:00 pm.  Once the jury is in deliberation, the times may vary.

Yes, there will be breaks during the trial.  Depending on the trial judge, the trial schedule will run from 9:00 - 5:00 with 2-15 minute breaks and an hour lunch or the trial will run from 8:30 to 2:30 with 2-20 minute breaks and no lunch.

Occasionally, a trial will extend past 5:00 pm in order, for example, to complete a line of testimony.



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