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    Why is asking for help such a difficult thing to do? Is it difficult for you? It is for me. This past week I was summoned for jury duty. My husband was out of town, I had called in 4 times and had been put on "standby" so I thought I was going to be dismissed. And then I wasn't. At 6pm, I found out I had to appear at 7:30am the next day. I had a yoga class to teach at 8am and Lucas had to be at school by 8:30. My parents and In-laws don't live in town and I was pretty sure that I was not

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    Jury Duty Essay

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    on a jury is a civic duty and an American tradition. However, some people view jury duty as a chore or as an event that negatively interrupts their lives. Some independent studies have shown that even jury duty has a devastating effect on married life. Due to this and other extraneous situations, there are only a few people who actually want to serve on a jury. This may lead to efforts by potential jurors to, in some way get out of their duty in a jury. What we know of as the current jury duty

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    Proposal For Jury Duty

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    Jury Services: I have been summoned to appear for Jury Duty at the Central Justice Center in Santa Ana at 7:45 A.M. on November 01, 2017. I am a full-time student at Liberty University, online division. I have earned and maintained a 4.0 average. I intend to pursue a Juris Doctorate after graduation. I would like to acknowledge that full-time college students are required to serve however may schedule their jury duty during their semester breaks. However, I urge the court to excuse my Jury Duty

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    Essay On Jury Duty

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    is not to imply that legal education is any less beneficial to the average citizen. In fact, considering that the court devotes a great time to enlightening jurors to the law, demonstrates the vitality of a common person’s familiarity of the law. A jury member is an average citizen and is referred to as the “soul of fact finding” emphasizing this importance. Fact finding is the integration of morality and legality principles used to arrive at a reasonable interpretation of evidence presented to determine

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    that is constantly talked about but when it comes to jury duty all is silent. Why don’t people view jury duty as an important part of our justice system? After all they are the ones that decide the verdict of the case. Our society nowadays is very fast paced and not many people have time for anything out of their regular routine. For them jury duty is a burden. Jury duty is just one of many ways that a citizen can carry out their civic duties. A jury enables those who have been charged with a criminal

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    Jury Duty Case Study

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    For this essay I asked my Grandma Diane questions about jury duty. She has never served on a jury but she has been summonsed to questioning to possibly be on one. When she got the summons letter she wasn’t excited, “ I didn’t want to do it, because I didn’t feel that I [had] the right to judge anyone else,” and didn’t really want to go. She got asked questions like, “Could you be impartial? Could you be fair? If “this” happened would you say that the person is guilty? Are you related to the person/persons

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    Jury Duty And Court Cases

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    Jury Duty and Court Cases Based on the United States Constitution, all citizens have the right to a “Trial by Jury,” which is a legal proceeding in which a jury makes a decision in order to direct the actions of a judge. A jury pool is randomly selected first, and then the potential jurors are notified. After, “Voir Dire,” or jury selection, occurs where twelve people are chosen for jury duty. The opinions of citizens differ greatly based on whether or not they believe that serving jury duty is

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    Very few people like to get called in for Jury Duty, as it is mostly seen as an inconvenience thrown into daily lives. While it can be a hassle, a jury is an important part of the judicial system. Being carried over from England with the colonists, it is not a new concept solely created by America, in fact, juries are and were used widely by several countries, it is the one of the many reasons the colonist sought freedom from England. In America, juries are a diverse group of people, commonly twelve

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    At this point in our lives we’ve all probably had jury duty, in fact some of us have probably served on a jury. I was selected to serve on a jury the very first time I went to jury duty. I found the whole process very interesting. It’s definitely not as exciting as it appears on television and in movies. I don’t remember a lot of rules being discussed regarding the actual verdict. We sat through all of the testimonies. There was no evidence to present. Just one person’s word against the other. Then

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    Jury Duty In 12 Angry Men

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    The movie 12 Angry Men is about 12 men who are on jury duty. The case is on the murder of an old man, and the man's son is the suspect. It starts off with 11 of the men voting that the boy is guilty and 1 voting that the boy is not guilty. Throughout the movie, the men go back and forth restating evidence and information that was giving in court, bringing up several different possibilities, and changing their votes. In the end the men all agree that the boy is not guilty and then go their separate

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