EN BANC ORDER
W. KITCHENS, PRESIDING JUSTICE.
matter is before the Court, en banc, on the
Court's own motion.
November 6, 2017, the Court issued a request for public
comment on proposed amendments to the Mississippi Rules of
Criminal Procedure. After due consideration, the Court finds
that, in the interest of promoting the fair and efficient
administration of justice, the Mississippi Rules of Criminal
Procedure should be, and they hereby are, amended in
accordance with Exhibit A, which by reference is incorporated
into and made a part of this order. Such amendments shall
take effect on July 1, 2018.
Clerk of the Court shall spread this order and the amended
rules attached hereto upon the minutes of the Court and
provide a certified copy to Thomson Reuters for publication
in the advance sheets of Southern Reporter, Third Series
(Mississippi Edition), and in the next edition of the
Mississippi Rules of Court.
RULES OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE
18 Trial by Jury; Waiver; Selection and
Preparation of Petit Jury;
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