Texas Code of Criminal Procedure

Art. Art. 33.01
Jury Size


(a)

Except as provided by Subsection (b), in the district court, the jury shall consist of twelve qualified jurors. In the county court and inferior courts, the jury shall consist of six qualified jurors.

(b)

In a trial involving a misdemeanor offense, a district court jury shall consist of six qualified jurors.
Acts 1965, 59th Leg., p. 317, ch. 722, Sec. 1, eff. Jan. 1, 1966. Amended by Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 466, Sec. 1, eff. Jan. 1, 2004.
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