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Should jury duty be limited to citizens?

June 19, 2013

Should jury duty be limited to citizens? The question of why jury service is limited to citizens has raised a great deal of criticism in the past month. A few weeks ago, California Assembly passed legislation that would allow non-citizens to be eligible for jury service. If the State Senate ends up passing the bill, they would…

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A Facebook post from a juror may overturn wrongful death verdict

March 19, 2013

A Facebook post from a juror may overturn wrongful death verdict An overly social jury foreman started to talk to his friends about the trial on his public Facebook page. Now the verdict in a wrongful death case may be overturned. The juror posted comments revealing that he was the foreman and bragged about speedy…

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Two Jurors Jailed for Using the Internet

March 6, 2013

Two Jurors Jailed for Using the Internet A juror who chose to look on the Internet to research her case and the lawyers  ended up in jail for four days right before Christmas. The lead for the plaintiff’s team, Jane Sams said, “She admitted in open court she was trying to determine who to vote…

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