Jury Duty

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Babba_not_Gump
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Jury Duty

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Could be an interesting topic, people discussing their experiences with jury duty.

Why now?
I was just summoned for jury selection. Need to show up in a few weeks for what could be a four week trial! :200:
It must be a serious trial if their expectations go that long., but please, I'll call it at 30 days.
Quite likely I'll be picked as many will bow out due to the projected length of the trial.

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First 10 days: $20 a day
11 to 49 days: $60 a day
50 days or more: $100 a day


I was on a murder trial a few years ago. Really interesting but the very first day they hit you with photos of the victim. :200:
The prosecution was basing the evidence on a Mr. Big sting. Yeah, the fool fell for it, hook, line and sinker.

I was summoned one other time but Mexico took priority. :130:
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Re: Jury Duty

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Damnit!

All these years I have been hoisting my flag for availability to uphold justice and not ONCE was I ever asked to perform my civic duty

So, how were you approached? Were you doffed in purple or red, maybe yellow? Long or shorn hair coif? Stoned or sober?

Or did they (gasp!) mail you a notice via Canada Post to appear?

These are pressing concerns here bb49, and your speedy reply would be appreciated.
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Re: Jury Duty

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Someone once told me that you can go to the Sheriff's office and have them add your name to a list.
A couple of things though, make sure your criminal record has been absolved, and it's possible the Sheriffs will roll on the floor laughing.
Hey guys, she's volunteering for jury duty. [icon_lol2.gif]

It came today, Canada Post and its going back the same way.

They pay for coffee and tea but no lunch, unless you are sequestered. But if that happens, then there's no internet for you.
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Re: Jury Duty

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bb49 wrote: May 2nd, 2022, 7:56 pm Someone once told me that you can go to the Sheriff's office and have them add your name to a list.
A couple of things though, make sure your criminal record has been absolved, and it's possible the Sheriffs will roll on the floor laughing.
Hey guys, she's volunteering for jury duty. [icon_lol2.gif]

It came today, Canada Post and its going back the same way.

They pay for coffee and tea but no lunch, unless you are sequestered. But if that happens, then there's no internet for you.
We all hope you’ll be sequestered (and forcibly silenced).

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Just tell them you support the death penalty for everything.

They will never ask you again. :biggrin:
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Do they go off of tax rolls or what?
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