STMCLR 6.1 TRIAL BY JURY (1) Any case confirmed for jury trial at the readiness hearing shall remain set for a jury trial. (2) On the last regular judicial preceding the trial date, the Prosecuting Attorney, and the defense attorney or the defendant, if appearing pro se, shall confirm the jury trial in writing or by telephone to the Clerk of the Court before noon, or advise that some other disposition has been reached. Any party that fails to confirm a jury trial as required will be in contempt, and will subject the party to the imposition of terms. (3) If on the date scheduled for trial, the defendant waives his/her right to a confirmed jury trial, whether by entry of a plea or otherwise, the Defendant shall be responsible for payment to the Municipal Court in the amount of the actual costs incurred by the Municipal Court for jury fee payments and mileage reimbursements, unless the Judge presiding over the case specifically determines that those fees and costs or the full amount of those fees and costs shall not be paid under the circumstances of the Defendant’s case. [Adopted effective September 1, 2003]
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