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Juror Frequently Asked Questions

  1. How was I selected for jury duty?
  2. What types of cases are tried in federal court?
  3. What is a petit jury?
  4. What is a grand jury?
  5. Whom do I call if I have a question?
  6. What if I served jury duty in another court?
  7. What do I wear to court?
  8. Can I bring my cellular phone or laptop computer?
  9. Can I bring my children to the courthouse if I have no babysitter?
  10. What if I don't drive?
  11. Will I have to pay for parking when I report for jury service?
  12. What if I am late?
  13. What if I fail to report for jury service?
  14. How do I prove to my employer that I have been at the courthouse for jury service?
  15. How much will I be paid and when can I expect the check?
  16. Are my attendance fees taxable?
  17. Is lunch provided by the court?
  18. Will I have to wait a long time in the jury room?
  19. How long will jury selection take?
  20. If I am selected, how long will the trial last?
  21. Will I be asked to serve on more than one jury during my term of service?
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