As a member of the Clemson University community, you may be summoned to serve as a juror for Clemson University's Municipal Court. You can access our Juror Information Pamphlet in its entirety for your information and reference here.
Any person who is a registered voter and whose address is within a five-mile radius of Tillman Hall on Clemson University's campus is eligible to serve on the Jury for the Clemson University Municipal Court System. This jurisdiction stretches to Oconee, Pickens and Anderson counties.
Cases heard in Jury Trials within Clemson University's Municipal Court are primarily traffic cases and misdemeanor criminal cases.
The following reasons are fitting criteria to be exempt from serving as a Municipal Court juror:
You may be disqualified from jury duty if you meet any of the following criteria:
You should report to the courtroom or juror room as instructed.The juror's roll will be called. You should be prepared to stand and give your name, occupation and if married, your spouse's occupation. The judge may, then, ask further questions to determine if you are an eligible juror. You can find more information in our Juror Information pamphlet.
Information has been shared by Court Administration regarding a Jury Duty Scam. Our office will never call you and ask you to verify your social security number or date of birth over the phone. Please do not share this information with anyone who calls you. If you have any questions please feel free to contact us at 864-656-5258.