Do jurors need to speak English?

Jurors must be able to "communicate" in English. Please see RCW 2.36.070 - Qualification of juror.

See Chapter 2.36 RCW (Revised Code of Washington) for the Washington State statutes on Juries, including laws on how juries are selected, juror qualification, jury summons, excuse from service, juror expense payments, leave of absence from employment, failure to appear penalty, and more.

General information about jury service in Washington State is available from the Welcome to Jury Duty page of the Washington Courts Website.

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