Juror Qualification Questionnaire
Your name has been drawn by random selection, and you are being considered for jury service in the U.S. District Court.
In order for us to obtain some information about you from which we can objectively determine whether you are qualified to serve pursuant to federal law, please complete the questionnaire online using eJuror or return it by mail within 10 days of receipt.
NOTICE TO JURORS: Regarding Question 4 on the enclosed form; Do you read, write, speak and understand the English language?
Frequently Asked Questions
- Where did you get my name and why did I receive a questionnaire?
- What should I do if I moved or need to change my address?
- What should I do if the person is away at school?
- What should I do if the person is deceased?
- How do I request an excuse?
Every two years, prospective grand and petit juror names are randomly drawn from two sources:
- general election voter registration lists, and
- the records of holders of drivers’ licenses and identification cards.
Those lists are then combined to create the Master Jury Wheel. A random selection of names from our Master Jury Wheel are then drawn and mailed the qualification questionnaire for consideration of future federal jury service.
Our Court's Jury Plan establishes how we select grand and petit juries at random from a fair cross-section of the community in the district wherein the court convenes.
Log on to eJuror to update your contact information. You may also cross out your name and/or address on the form and write all the correct information to the right. Please complete the form even if you moved to another county or out-of-state.
Students away at school may submit their form online using eJuror or may have a parent complete and return the form on their behalf. Please indicate who completed the form in the “Remarks” section.
Please state this fact in the “Remarks” section and sign your name on behalf of the person.
The right of citizens to a jury trial is guaranteed by the federal constitution and service as a juror, when called, is a fundamental duty of citizenship. Accordingly, the Court is required to carefully scrutinize any request to be excused from jury service.
If you believe you should be excused from jury service because jury service would cause undue hardship or extreme inconvenience or because your service would have a negative impact on the public, please explain fully in the “Remarks” section on the form or online box.