Why Jury Duty Matters
Although trial by jury is a civil right for Americans, most aren’t exactly excited to receive the summons to report for jury duty. On this hour, we’ll talk about why it’s so unpopular, what it’s really like, and why it matters to our justice system.
- Andrew Guthrie Ferguson, Assistant Professor of Law at the David A. Clarke School of Law of the University of the District of Columbia and author of Why Jury Duty Matters: A Citizen’s Guide to Constitutional Action
- Thomas Shields, Jury Commissioner for the Franklin County Municipal Court