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The verdict is in - Kate Wilson is once again found not guilty of a crime. If the marshal has any say, her feminine charms have been wielded at the male population one too many times because he has a plan.
Wyoming in 1869 gave women the right to vote and by extension to sit on a jury. Laramie was the first city to use them in 1870, albeit on a grand jury and not a trial jury and then only for a short time due to a judge's ruling. This ruling came about also in 1869 after Wyoming passed a law that banned women from juries. That law was in effect until 1949.
Since the series was set in Laramie circa 1880, by that point it would be unlikely women would have been on juries.
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