A transcript of any trial is critically important in the judicial system. It’s the basis for any appeal.
The reputed boss of the Philadelphia mob boss is a free man after beating two racketeering trials over two years.
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.
One of the most common questions asked of a lawyer is: how can I get out of jury duty? So what is your responsibility to report for jury duty, and your employer’s responsibility to let you?