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eJuror: *NEW* The District of Wyoming is now using eJuror to ease in the selection of jurors. To learn more, visit this link for a short video clip telling all about it! To access eJuror, click the link on the right!
Permanent Excuse: When requesting a permanent excuse, it MUST be submitted in writing. Do not have your employer write a letter for you.
Medical Excuse: If you are requesting a medical excuse, you MUST have a note from your Doctor. The Court cannot call and verify your medical condition with your doctor.
Temporary Excuse: You need to make the request a minimum of ten (10) days in advance of the date(s) you are asking to be excused. Requests MUST be in writing and please be very explicit as to the reason and date(s) you are asking for.
In all correspondence, please be sure to include your panel number, address and telephone number.
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All jurors are required to call the Jury Line number:
Please have your 9 digit participation number ready as you will need this to receive your personal reporting instructions for the following week. Please call 307-433-2150 (Cheyenne only) or 800-894-5264 after 5:00pm every Friday during the duration of your jury service. The numbers are extremely busy, so please keep trying. Please DO NOT REPORT for jury duty unless instructed to do so by the Jury Line. The Jury Line has the most up -to-date information and will override any written instructions you may have received. If you receive a temporary excuse, you MUST start recalling the Jury Line when your excusal date has expired. It is your responsibility to check your juror status every week. Thank you in advance for your dedicated service as a juror to the US District Court, if you have any questions, please contact our office.
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For each day of service you will be paid $40.00. Juror's fees are taxable. You will only receive an IRS 1099 if you earn $600.00 or more in juror fees (mileage not included.) Effective January 1, 2013, jurors who live at least ten miles from the city limits will also receive mileage of 56.5¢ per mile. Checks are prepared at the end of each trial.
There is no parking available at the Courthouse. Please do not park in any church or bank parking lots. You may park at a disabled space only if you have a disabled sticker. You need to park in spaces that are for 2 hours or longer. A parking permit will be mailed to you the weeks you are required to appear for jury service. Please place the parking permit on the dashboard of your car prior to checking in for jury service.
You are instructed NOT to park along the north or south sides of the building as those areas are reserved for law enforcement. You may park in the Cox Parking Garage at 400 West 20th, but you must display a parking permit on your dashboard.
There is no parking available at the Courthouse. Please do not park in any church or bank parking lots. You may park at a disabled space only if you have a disabled sticker. All jurors must park in the parking structure at the corner of Midwest Avenue and Wolcott (one block south of the Courthouse). The charge for the parking structure is one dollar per hour; you will be reimbursed for the cost of your parking which will be included in your jury fees check at the conclusion of your specific jury service. If you park on the street, you will receive a $5.00 parking ticket after two hours and you will be responsible for payment of that ticket. You are instructed NOT to park along the side or back of the Courthouse as it is reserved parking.
During periods you are called to serve as a juror, we ask that you use good judgment in attire (no shorts, must wear shoes, etc). Please observe the rules of etiquette in the Courtroom in order to maintain the dignity and formality of the Court. With the exception of bottled water, NO FOOD OR DRINKS ARE ALLOWED IN THE COURTROOM.
The current Wyoming Jury Plan went into effect in August 2009. That plan specificies which counties comprise which jury pool.
Our Mission: Every employee appointed to the United States District Court for the District of Wyoming will make it their mission to serve the Public, Bar and Court, to represent the District of Wyoming in a manner that will instill trust in the Judiciary, and to strive to provide quality, positive service, and assist in the timely and satisfactory disposition of issues brought before the court.