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Flexible Jury Duty

Flexible Jury Duty

May 08, 2017 | Feature
California courts are making jury service more convenient for jurors by working around their schedules when possible.
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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.
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