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Jury bailiff

Sometimes called a jury usher, the jury bailiff is an official of the court who is charged with the solemn duty of escorting jurors into and out of court, administering the oath to each individual juror before the trial begins, taking them to their retiring room to consider their verdict, and conveying their questions to the judge, should any arise.

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