It’s a piece of mail a lot of people don’t like getting: a jury summons. In an East Bay county, many people are ignoring them and getting away with it.
Lawyers have been given the green light to scan the social media sites of jurors.
Gay people can’t be excluded from juries on the basis of their sexual orientation, a federal appeals court ruled in San Francisco on Tuesday.
Gov. Jerry Brown has vetoed a bill that would have made California the first state in the nation to allow non-citizens who are in the country legally to serve on jury duty.
Legislation heading to Gov. Jerry Brown’s desk would make California the first state to allow non-citizens who are in the country legally to serve on a jury.
A judge has denied Apple Inc.’s demands for an immediate victory in a multibillion patent trial as punishment for Samsung Electronics Inc.’s decision to issue a contentious press release on the first day of testimony.
Attorneys met briefly with Judge Garrett Wong in the San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi’s domestic violence trial Tuesday, shortly before a scheduled day of jury selection came to a quick end.
A new state law clarifies that jurors are prohibited from texting, tweeting and using smart phones to discuss or research cases.
Jurors chosen for baseball slugger Barry Bonds’ perjury trial in San Francisco next week might have to leave their cell phones and laptops turned off for weeks.
CHICAGO (AP) _ After more than a week of silence, jurors in the corruption trial of former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich threw the courtroom into confusion Wednesday when they sent a note to the judge […]