For the first time in my jury duty career, my jury number was not required to attend. The conclusion? The system is clearly afraid of the changes I would like to make. Either that or the changes are being instituted as I type this and it's all a big surprise... You can read about my proposed changes here: http://progressiverevelations.com/7-22-13.html
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In 1999, I served jury duty for the first time. As a Boston College student, I was obligated to serve in the state of Massachusetts, but that didn't fulfill my obligations for the state of New Jersey, so I served for the first time in NJ one year later. Since that point, I have received "my civic obligation" every three years and have never been excused the night before like pretty much everyone else who calls the magical phone number. Typically I am jury number 451 or so; I call the number that tells me everyone above number 450 needs to attend... Thanks, numbers. This Thursday I have jury duty once again. I have not written about the experience since 2003, but tonight I plan on writing about my plans for changing jury duty, which I am sure will have a lot of useful legal information, except not really. In the meantime, here are three columns about my jury duty experience, two of which I wrote in college: 1. In Massachusetts (as a college student): http://www.
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