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Rule 553. Jury Sworn


When the jury has been selected, such of them as have not been previously sworn for the trial of civil cases shall be sworn by the justice. The form of the oath shall be in substance as follows: "You and each of you do solemnly swear that in all cases between parties which shall be to you submitted you will a true verdict render, according to the law and the evidence. So help you God."

Source: Art. 2426, unchanged.

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