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Jurors summoned to Detroit are on call for one week and during this time, must follow the reporting instructions provided on the recorded messaging system.

Postponements and Excuses

Requests for a postponement or excuse must be made in writing. You may use the "Remarks" section on the back of your qualification questionnaire or enclose a separate letter. Include a statement of facts relating to the hardship and the earliest date you can serve. Medical excuses require a statement from your doctor, with an explanation as to why you cannot serve. Students must provide a letter from their school registrar. Mail your request with your qualification questionnaire to:

United States District Court
Eastern District of Michigan
Jury Department
Theodore Levin U.S. Courthouse
231 W. Lafayette Blvd., Room 533
Detroit, MI 48226

To check the status of a pending request (allow two weeks for processing), call the recorded messaging system at 1-800-755-JURY (5879).

Where to Report
United States District Court
for the Eastern District of Michigan
Jury Department
Theodore Levin U.S. Courthouse
231 W. Lafayette Blvd., 5th floor
Detroit, Michigan 48226

Recorded Message:
1-800-755-JURY (5879)
Jury Department:
7:30am - 4:30pm
(313) 234-5085
Fax Number:
(313) 234-5367

Where to Report

Report to the Jury Assembly Room in the Theodore Levin U.S. Courthouse in Detroit. The Courthouse is located on West Lafayette between Shelby and Washington Boulevard.

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You may park in any of the surrounding public parking facilities. When appearing for jury service, you will be responsible for paying your parking fee. Parking rates vary depending on where you choose to park. You will be reimbursed up to $10 per day for parking. The parking reimbursement will be included in your check for attendance which will be mailed to you approximately two weeks after your attendance.

Public Transportation

For information on public transportation in the Metro Detroit area, visit Detroit Department of Transportation (DDOT) or Suburban Mobility Authority for Regional Transportation (SMART).

In Case of Emergency

If you cannot report for jury service due to an emergency, or if you have any questions, call (313) 234-5085.

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