Alaska Statutes Title 9. Code of Civil Procedure § 09.20.010. Qualification of jurors;  interpreters

(a) A person is qualified to act as a juror if the person is

(1) a citizen of the United States;

(2) a resident of the state;

(3) at least 18 years of age;

(4) of sound mind;

(5) in possession of the person's natural faculties;  and

(6) able to read or speak the English language.

(b) A person is not disqualified from serving as a juror solely because of the loss of hearing or sight in any degree or a disability that substantially impairs or interferes with the person's mobility.

(c) The court shall provide, and pay the cost of services of, an interpreter or reader when necessary to enable a person with impaired hearing or sight to act as a juror.


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