Jury duty

Asked about 2 years ago - Long Beach, CA

i was curious are juriors pick from the town that u live in or are they selected from a other town

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  1. Michael Raymond Daymude

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    Answered . It is county by county but, generally, you will be asked to serve in a courthouse nearby courthouse.

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  2. Curtis Lamar Harrington Jr

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    Answered . The closer you are to the court house the lesser probability of your missing a trial day or showing up late for trial because of distance and transportation problems.

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  3. Christian A. Myer

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    Answered . Jurors are usually picked from the county in which the trial is located. In some rare instances jurors are picked from other counties and brought into the county to try the case. This is rare but often done in high profile cases that generate a lot of publicity in the area. For instance the Casey Anthony trial was held in Orange County but the jurors were picked in Pinellas County to assure the best attempts for impartiality.

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