Tuesday, April 15, 2008

My Civic Duty

Well I served my first jury duty summon today. As you can all imagine Philadelphia is a huge dysfunctional city so the whole process was rather frustrating. After a 6 hour voir dire I was selected answered only about 5 questions in total. Tomorrow I show up for what is supposed to be a four day trial. If your wandering what the case is all I'll hint at is it's criminal and Philadelphia has one of the highest murder rates in the country.

3 comments:

Corky Whalen said...

I'm due in court for jury duty on Monday. I seem to get called every other year or so. I usually get some good reading in while sitting in the courthouse waiting for nothing to happen- I've never been assigned to a trial. I must not look objective enough...

TheBitterRedhead said...

I had to do jury duty last year. I got on a dui case. The dude was so guilty that it was a complete waste of time. He was like yes I was there, yes I was completely intoxicated, and I don't have a valid license, thank you for your time.

Laguna Beyatch said...

Jury duty is the best! You get to miss a day of work, finish that book you have been putting off, and get into LACMA for free. Well, that was my experience anyway....I'm totally going to get screwed next time.