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Old 10-07-2008, 09:03 PM   #11
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I had a dream not that long ago that I was called for Jury duty :( I hope it wasn't a sign.
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Old 10-07-2008, 09:05 PM   #12
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I was called once, but my doctor wrote me an excuse based on the fact that I took medication for depression and high blood pressure.
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Old 10-07-2008, 09:13 PM   #13
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forgot to call for federal jury duty .. a night in federal jail cured me of it ...
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Old 10-07-2008, 09:17 PM   #14
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yeap, that would cure me too!!! OUCH!
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Old 10-07-2008, 11:20 PM   #15
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I was called twice, got picked once. It was a case of the "father" shaking an 18 month old so hard that the baby will be blind the rest of her life. It was the most heartbreaking week of my life.
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Old 10-08-2008, 12:01 AM   #16
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Got called several times, got on a jury once. Guy liked to beat up women. Sent the louse to prison, he was guilty as hell. Got the duty in November here in San Diego. I have no idea how long or even if I'll be selected. It's been my opinion for many years that the courts ought to draw on the retired population first, spare the working moms and dads, etc. Nothing will ever come of that idea - it makes too much sense.
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Old 10-08-2008, 05:12 AM   #17
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Got called several times, got on a jury once. Guy liked to beat up women. Sent the louse to prison, he was guilty as hell. Got the duty in November here in San Diego. I have no idea how long or even if I'll be selected. It's been my opinion for many years that the courts ought to draw on the retired population first, spare the working moms and dads, etc. Nothing will ever come of that idea - it makes too much sense.
My boyfriend is a lawyer who works with grand juries...and that service could be for months, up to a year. He agrees with you regarding retired population. He also agrees that nothing will ever come of it.


I don't have to pay to park, though. There is a municipal lot for jurors. How lucky for me, eh?
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Old 10-08-2008, 07:13 AM   #18
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Was called once, got chosen and 10 minutes into the trial we were sent home. Mistrial! Bummer, I was looking forward to it. It was a drug related case.
I have sat thru a murder trial 2 or 3 times and I pray I never have to go thru that again.
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Old 10-08-2008, 07:22 AM   #19
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got called twice and when called in the first day was told i was excused for the week. No cases going on. so far so good haven't gotten called again. watch today Ill get notice.
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Old 10-08-2008, 09:13 AM   #20
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Vera, - since you were excused the first time can they summons you again so quickly? I know there are laws covering the frequency you can be served a jury summons. I just don't know what the laws are.
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