§52-1-11. Excuses from jury service.
(a) The court, upon request of a prospective juror or on its
own initiative, shall determine on the basis of information
provided on the juror qualification form or interview with the
prospective juror or other competent evidence whether the
prospective juror should be excused from jury service. The clerk
shall enter this determination in the space provided on the juror
(b) A person who is not disqualified for jury service under
section eight of this article may be excused from jury service by
the court upon a showing of undue hardship, extreme inconvenience,
or public necessity, for a period the court deems necessary, at the
conclusion of which the person shall reappear for jury service in
accordance with the court's direction.