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Jury Duty
How was I chosen for Jury Duty and how long is my term? 
  • Jurors are randomly selected from voting and drivers license records for those living within Laramie city limits. The list of potential jurors is provided to the Municipal Court by the State's Attorney General's Office.

  • If you have been called for Jury Duty, you will be serving as a juror in the Municipal Court for one year starting April 1st and ending March 30th

How may I be excused from service?

Wyoming State Statute § 1-11-104 provides in part:"A juror may not be excused for a trivial cause or for hardship or inconvenience to his business, but only when material injury or destruction to his property or property entrusted to him is threatened, or when his health or the sickness or death of a member of his family requires his absence. Any person who has served on a jury shall, upon request, be excused from further jury service in that court for the remainder of that jury term and in the discretion of the court may be excused form jury service for the following jury term."

Automatic Exemptions from Service:
  1. You are over the age of 72 
  2. You are a salaried member of a police or fire department
  3. You are an elected public official
  4. You live outside the boundaries of the City of Laramie
  5. You have been convicted of a felony
  6. You are not a U.S. Citizen 
  7. You are an undertaker 

To request an exemption for other reasons please fill out pages two and three of your questionnaire and return them to the Municipal Court office. 

What days are Jury Trials and how long do they last?
  • You will be notified one week in advance if you have been selected to report for service. 
  • Unless you hear otherwise, please assume that the trial will proceed as scheduled.
  • Jury trials are held on Wednesdays in the Municipal Court, starting at 8:30 A.M. and typically last just one day

Do I need to let the Court know about my vacation?
  • You do not need to inform the Court of upcoming vacations, business trips, appointments, etc. 
  • You do need to let the Court know if you are permanently moving out of the City of Laramie. 

City Hall: 406 Ivinson St.   |   Laramie, WY 82070   |   Ph: (307) 721-5200   |   Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm