Category Archives: Jury Duty

An Ultimate (Judicial) Veto Point

Of a sort. Looking at the reaction to Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh being heckled by protestors while dining at Morton’s Steakhouse (lots of ‘dining at Morton’s isn’t a right enumerated in the Constitution’ jokes, along with a healthy dose … Continue reading

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Sometimes You Catch a Break

It’s a small one, but I’ll take it:

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“East Boston cat called to jury duty”

Jury cat is in ur jury.
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Jury Duty: Do Yours

Nobody likes jury duty: most criminal and civil cases involve some moron doing something they shouldn’t have–and you end up have to waste time due to said moron. Nonetheless, having a jury trial is a cornerstone of our justice system. It’s also useful in the ‘smaller’ cases, since the ability of prosecutors to say “I have a jury next door waiting to hear this case” often results in plea settlements. Unfortunately, Suffolk county, MA has a jury pool problem:
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