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Statutes > Nebraska > Chapter29 > 29-1404

29-1404. Foreman; oath or affirmation; form.When the foreman shall be appointed, an oath or affirmation shall be administered to him in the following words: Saving yourself and fellow jurors, you, as foreman of this grand inquest, shall diligently inquire and true presentment make, of all such matters and things as shall be given you in charge or otherwise come to your knowledge, touching the present service. The counsel of the state, your own and your fellows, you shall keep secret, unless called on in a court of justice to make disclosures. You shall present no person through malice, hatred or ill will, nor shall you leave any person unpresented through fear, favor or affection, or for any reward or hope thereof; but in all your presentments you shall present the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth, according to the best of your skill and understanding. SourceG.S.1873, c. 58, § 395, p. 814; R.S.1913, § 9034; C.S.1922, § 10058; C.S.1929, § 29-1404; R.S.1943, § 29-1404.AnnotationsOath construed. Krause v. State, 88 Neb. 473, 129 N.W. 1020 (1911).