2013 Mississippi Code
Title 99 - CRIMINAL PROCEDURE
Chapter 33 - PROSECUTIONS BEFORE JUSTICE COURT JUDGES
§ 99-33-9 - Trial by jury
A defendant in a criminal case before a justice court judge where the potential period of incarceration is more than six (6) months in jail, in like manner as in civil cases, may demand a jury, and thereupon the justice shall proceed as in other cases. If the potential of incarceration is less than six (6) months in jail, there shall be no jury trial.
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