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Rule 747. Trial
If no jury is demanded by either party, the justice shall try the case. If a jury is demanded by either party, the jury shall be empaneled and sworn as in other cases; and after hearing the evidence it shall return its verdict in favor of the plaintiff or the defendant as it shall find.
Source: Art. 3985.
Change: Elimination of verdict of "guilty” or "not guilty."
Oct. 29, 1940, eff. Sept. 1, 1941.
June 16, 1943, eff. Dec. 31, 1943
June 10, 1980, eff. Jan. 1, 1981. Repealed by order of April 15, 2013, eff. Aug. 31, 2013.