I’m on Jury Duty

Posted by on Apr 21, 2011 in Uncategorized | Comments(0)

I feel ambivalent about this. I will certainly lose productivity as a result, but why should lawyers be exempt. It’s an inconvenience, for sure, but isn’t it better to have a true cross-section than to limit it only to those people who are unable to figure out a way to get ouit of it?

Trial by jury is a fundamental right. I’ve served on one jury before, a criminal trial in New Jersey. I’m not sure it’s a smart idea to have a lawyer on the jury, but it may be useful to have a legal mind around.

We’ll see.

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