Wednesday, October 12, 2011

My civic responsability fulfilled

Yesterday I reported to the jury assembly hall and was assigned to a jury pool for a criminal case.  The defendant was charged with two counts of statutory rape and one count of statutory sodomy.  During the course of voir dire it was exposed to the whole jury pool present that the defendant more than likely had been treated for addition by one of my fellow jurors.  We were all excused and were done for the day by 2pm.

Monday, October 10, 2011

Tomorrow: a Date with Jurisprudence and Jury Nullification???

My number got picked and tomorrow I am off to Jury Selection.  I am of two minds here, on one hand I REALLY want to get picked so I can do my civic duty and ellicit a ruling based solely upon the Great Equilizer, jury nullification.  On the other hand, I only have enough personal time off from work to cover tomorrow, so I don't want to create a financial hardship for my family due to missing work.

More to come tomorrow after Jury Selection!  STAY TUNED!