ORS 54.160¹
Punishment of jurors

A person duly summoned to attend a justice court as a juror may be punished by the justice of the peace as provided for contempt of court if:

(1) The person fails to attend the justice court as required or fails to give a valid excuse for not attending;

(2) The person fails to give attention to matters before the jury;

(3) The person leaves the court without permission while the court is in session; or

(4) The person without valid excuse otherwise fails to complete required jury service. [Amended by 1999 c.605 §5]


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 54—Juries, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors054.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent. Currency Information