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Jury Duty

March 18, 2011

Tags: jury duty, joy hakim, hakim

Like most people who get a jury summons I had mixed feelings when mine arrived last week. Yes, trial by jury is a foundation of our democratic system of government. I know that it is my civic duty to take part in the system. But last week I also knew that Id probably spend a lot of time waiting in a jury room and then I might be dismissed. Im trying to finish a book; could I put up with the frustration that usually comes with anything bureaucratic? (more…)

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