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Appeal court rules on dismissal of gay jurors

April 12, 2017 | NewsLinks
(Subscription required) The 3rd District Court of Appeal held Tuesday that the removal of prospective jurors based on their sexual orientation violates a defendant's constitutional rights to due process, equal protection and a fair and impartial jury.

Time limits, jury sensitivity discussed to shorten trials

October 17, 2016 | NewsLinks
(Subscription required) Impose time limits, confer with opposing counsel about exhibits or jury questionnaires, and avoid repetition. These were among the suggestions judges, plaintiffs' and defense attorneys made during a symposium on speeding up jury trials in California.

Court Cracks Down on Skipping Jury Duty

October 14, 2016 | NewsLinks
If you are among the estimated 75 percent of Humboldt County residents who have been ignoring a jury summons, the Superior Court may come a calling to let you know your time is up.

Opinion: Our eminent right to a jury

August 19, 2016 | NewsLinks
(Subscription required) California's late chief justice, Roger Traynor, once wrote that there are notions embedded in the law that have never been cleaned and pressed and might disintegrate if they were.
Butte County Courthouse Jury Waiting Room

Butte County Courthouse Jury Waiting Room

August 15, 2016 | Multimedia
The juror assembly room at the Butte County Courthouse (2015) in Chico features new A/V equipment and pull-out panels, allowing the court to divide the room into smaller spaces when needed.
Fresno County Courthouse Jury Box

Fresno County Courthouse Jury Box

August 15, 2016 | Multimedia
The 15 state-of-the-art courtrooms at the Fresno County B.F. Sisk Courthouse (2010) include jury boxes and expanded spectator seating that meet modern standards for space, efficiency, and accessibility.
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