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Rule 282. Jury Kept Together


The jury may either decide a case in court or retire for deliberation. If they retire, they shall be kept together in some convenient place, under the charge of an officer, until they agree upon a verdict or are discharged by the court; but the court in its discretion may permit them to separate temporarily for the night and at their meals, and for other proper purposes.

Source: Art. 2194, unchanged.

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