Idaho Court Administrative Rule 65. Trial Interruptions - Jury Deliberations Schedule.
(a) The conduct of a jury trial takes precedence over all other proceedings except those of a more urgent nature.
(b) Jury deliberations should normally take place during courthouse hours and should not normally take place after 5:00 p.m. or on Saturday, Sunday or any legal holiday. Exceptions may be made to this rule for one-day trials, deliberations continued with the consent of the jury or other unique circumstances. However, court calendar considerations shall not be a basis to exceed normal hours of operation.
(Adopted May 4, 2001, effective July 1, 2001.)
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