Juror Exemptions

They just ran through all the juror exemptions.  About half the room cleared out after she said that Non US citizens and convicted felons could leave, which seems a little unfair, no?  Students and caregivers got to leave to.

The final exemption was my favorite: “If you do not understand English, you cannot serve as on a jury.” And people got up and left! Like lots of people! Was that like a trick?  Were you supposed to wait until she said it in Spanish?

I think the next exemption should be: “If you have an outstanding warant for your arrest, or are delinquent in child support payments, you can leave through the door on the left, where the cops are waiting.”  I bet we’d be surprised how effective that is.

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