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Jury Duty

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Philadelphia Jury Duty Scofflaws Handed Fines and Jail Time

Court officials say only about 14 percent of Philadelphians summoned for jury duty come to court.

06/04/2014

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Court Officials Plan Crackdown On Philadelphia Residents Who Skip Jury Duty

Leaders of Philadelphia’s court system say they face a “crisis” because so many people are willfully ignoring summons to show up for jury duty. Now, a top judge plans a crackdown.

04/21/2014

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NJ Family’s Dog Summoned For Jury Duty?

While the five-year-old German Shepherd won’t be sitting in the jury box any time soon, at least Barrett has a tale to tell and the records to sort of back it up.

04/14/2014

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Pa. Judge: Response To Jury Duty Summons Most ‘Intentionally Disrespectful’ Ever

The next time you get a summons in the mail for jury duty, you may not want to do what a northeastern Pennsylvania couple did.

02/19/2014

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Dressing For Court

Can you be sanctioned for being badly dressed in court? In a word, yes.

07/31/2013

A Juror’s Duty Not To Do Independent Research

The rule is juror’s are to do no independent research online during a trial and violation of that rule can and does lead to mistrials – or worse.

03/05/2013

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Audit Finds $92,000 In Unclaimed Philadelphia Jury Duty Pay

“There’s a strong chance that that money can be stolen by people who have no right to the money,” according to Philadelphia’s city controller.

01/10/2012

Vice President Biden Called For Jury Duty In Delaware

Joseph Biden Jr. may be the vice president, but that doesn’t mean he doesn’t have to fulfill his civic duty.

01/24/2011

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