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(A) (1) Whenever a calendar has been made up for the trial of cases by jury, the Judge shall request, in writing, the presiding Judge of the District Court for this judicial district to cause the names of a stated number of jurors deemed sufficient to dispose of the cases on the calendar to be drawn from the jury wheel in accordance with the governing statutes of the state, and to be certified by the Clerk of the District Court to the Judge of the Municipal Court.
(2) The request shall be made in time for the list to be certified and the jurors to be summoned legally before the trial begins.
(B) (1) If it is anticipated that the completion of the calendar will require more than two weeks, the request for jurors shall specify the number required for each two-week period, as provided by law.
(2) Additional drawing of other names may also be requested by the Judge, when necessary, in accordance with the law for additional drawings in the District Court.
(3) If, in the future, provisions of the law respecting the drawing of jury lists for the District Court are changed, the Judge shall take steps in requesting jury lists for the Court as are necessary to comply with the state law.
(Prior Code, § 7-302) (Ord. 1624, passed 11-16-99)