Jury Duty Handbook

You have been called to serve as a juror. Nothing a citizen can be asked to do is more important. You will help to decide what happens to the liberty or property of other people. You will want to do your best to assure that the jury on which you sit returns a fair and impartial verdict.

The purpose of a trial is to do justice, by deciding a dispute between  parties fairly and impartially. The value to the community of your  service as a juror in that effort cannot be overstated. You can go home when your period of duty is over with a sense of an important job well  done.

If you have never been a juror before, you may have questions about what happens in the courtroom and about your role as a juror. Read this handbook carefully and contact us if you have any questions.

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