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Jury Duty

NOTE: The first part of this post is a generic story about jury duty.
At the very end, I’m specifically and briefly going to address the case. 932 more words


Courts try new tactics to address those who skip jury duty

The Oregonian has an interesting article on the efforts of state and federal courts to crack down on citizens not appearing for jury duty.  The story nicely describes the range of tactics in play, from jury coordinators and James Taylor concert videos to being individually summoned and grilled by an irritated judge. 33 more words

State Courts

Judges calling out people who bail on jury duty

Elsie Mathews entered the cavernous 16th-floor courtroom of Oregon’s chief federal judge, sat down at a table in front of the bench and waited.

She arrived in her Metro West ambulance uniform, expecting others to show. 29 more words

The Register-Guard

ThursdayDoors: Prayers for the Hopeless

Last week I did my patriotic duty and showed up for jury duty. Unfortunately I showed up on the wrong day. Heck, I wasn’t even there in the right month. 459 more words


Bray Wyatt Once Went To Jury Duty In Full Character

Bray Wyatt has certainly had his share of ups and downs during his time with WWE. But as long as he’s been Bray Wyatt — starting with… 387 more words


Bill To Bump-Up Jury Pay Passes Michigan Senate

LANSING (WWJ) – The Michigan Senate judiciary committee has unanimously passed a bill to bump-up juror per diem and create more flexibility in the juror’s day. 206 more words


Taxable or not taxable? The taxability of income, gifts, or services you receive might surprise you.

Have you ever wondered about the taxability of funds or services you receive? There are many areas in the tax code that cause confusion regarding what’s taxable. 413 more words