Articles Tagged with Jury duty

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Do you have to write a research report on jury service? Were you or a family member summoned for jury duty?

Are you just curious about jury duty and not sure where to begin reading about it?

The Oregon State Bar has a Handbook for Jurors and it’s a good place to begin. Your county courthouse is another.

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From a 1/25/12, Law in the News link, we travel to this story from England:

“Jurors: leave the information age—or go to jail,” by Peter Bright:

Excerpt: “An English court has sentenced a juror to six months in prison for contempt of court after she performed research on the Internet and forced the abandonment of a criminal trial.

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I’m not the only one who found this story (also in the Oregonian, print on 8/30/08) interesting – see Jack Bog’s Blog post (and Comments). And this is not the first jury-duty story I’ve read recently about jurors in Oregon not showing up, and what happens when they don’t. (My previous posts about jury service here and here.)

Text of ORS 10.235: Additional jurors; selection; notice.

(1) When an additional number of jurors is needed for a jury service term in a county because the term jury list for the term becomes exhausted, or in the opinion of the presiding judge for the judicial district is likely to become exhausted, before the end of the term, additional jurors may be selected and summoned as provided in this section.