Section 18-1A-151

Demand for trial by jury; waiver; procedure for jury selection, etc.

(a) In the circuit court the amount of compensation and any additional issue for which the right to trial by jury is secured by the Constitution shall be determined by a jury only if a party entitled to participate in the trial of the issue expressly demands trial by jury. The circuit court shall determine all other issues without a jury.

(b) The number of jurors, method used for impanelling and selecting jurors, number and method for exercising challenges, form of oath to be administered, number of jurors required to return a verdict, and all other procedures relating to trial by jury, to the extent practicable, shall conform to the requirements applicable in civil actions under the Alabama Rules of Civil Procedure.

(Acts 1985, No. 85-548, p. 802, §902.)