Laugh Break - Real Life Stories of a Juror

Posted on February 19, 2010 10:46 by David Metzler

I’m posting something a little different today. The material on this blog is normally related to legal or DRI matters, but its Friday and everyone needs a break. The following is one person’s recount of her day serving as a juror in a municipal traffic court. Its funny but it also provides us some (valuable?) insight into jury deliberations.

I hope everyone enjoys this as much as I did.

(By the way, I received written permission to post this.)


"Dear Citizens,

I wish I were a good writer because I’d really like to convey what an incredibly, unbelievably asinine day I had today as a juror for the municipal court of [City, State]. So please bear with me in my ramblings and read on if you dare.

“Call time” was 7:30 a.m. with no instructions on where to park. I parked in a nearby un-labeled lot and hoped I wouldn’t get towed. As luck would have it, I actually picked the right lot. My luck would soon run out. More...


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