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Rule 283. Duty of Officer: Attending Jury


The officer in charge of the jury shall not make nor permit any communication to be made to them, except to inquire if they have agreed upon a verdict, unless by order of the court; and he shall not before their verdict is rendered communicate to any person the state of their deliberations or the verdict agreed upon.

Source: Art. 2195, unchanged.

Oct. 29, 1940, eff. Sept. 1, 1941.