Paying Taxes Could Lead To Jury Duty Summons Under Proposed New LawPaying taxes in California could make you eligible for jury duty under a proposal backed by some prominent state lawmakers on Wednesday who worry the people deciding criminal and civil cases are “wealthier and whiter” than the population.
Former President Obama Reports For Jury Duty, Is DismissedFormer President Barack Obama, free of a job that forced him to move to Washington for eight years, showed up to a downtown Chicago courthouse for jury duty on Wednesday morning.
68 Percent Of Potential Alameda County Jurors Fail To Appear, Face Little PunishmentIt’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.
Former SF First Lady: Young, 'Hot' Women Should Be Excused From Jury Duty To Spend Time On TinderOne-time first lady of San Francisco Kimberly Guilfoyle, now Fox News host, offered an interesting, perhaps offensive, explanation for why young, single women tend to vote for Democrats, and why they should be excused from jury service.
Marin Police Warn Of Phone Scam Involving Missed Jury DutyThe Central Marin Police Authority is warning the public about a phone scam in which a scammer impersonates a law enforcement officer and threatens a resident with arrest for not appearing for jury duty unless the resident pays a fee.
Gov. Brown Vetoes Bill To Allow Non-Citizens On JuriesGov. 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.
California Bill Would Allow Non-Citizens To Serve On JuriesLegislation 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.