2013 Mississippi Code
Chapter 5 - JURIES
§ 13-5-93 - Nine jurors may return a verdict in civil cases

MS Code § 13-5-93 (2013) What's This?

In the trial of all civil suits in the circuit or chancery courts of this state, nine or more jurors may agree on the verdict and return it into court as the verdict of the jury. Either party may request an instruction in writing to this effect and it shall thereupon be the duty of the trial judge to instruct the jury in writing that if nine or more jurors agree on the verdict that they may return the same into open court as the verdict of the jury.

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