Jurors; actions to which municipal corporation a party; inhabitants and taxpayers; competency.
On the trial of any suit in which a county or any other municipal corporation is a party, the inhabitants and taxpayers of such municipal corporation shall be competent jurors if otherwise competent and qualified according to law.
Source:Laws 1877, § 1, p. 16; R.S.1913, § 8136; C.S.1922, § 9072; C.S.1929, § 20-1602; R.S.1943, § 25-1602.
Interest as taxpayer may disqualify where he testifies such interest would influence verdict. Omaha v. Cane, 15 Neb. 657, 20 N.W. 101 (1884).
Ordinarily interest as taxpayer does not disqualify. Omaha v. Olmstead, 5 Neb. 446 (1877).