Jury Duty

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“East Boston cat called to jury duty”

This is why I love Boston: Duty calls for an East Boston resident. Someone is getting called for jury duty…but it’s no human. A family is trying to figure out how their pet cat was summonsed for jury duty. And, if you’re wondering, the owners do have to appear in court to show that their…

Jury Duty: Do Yours

Nobody likes jury duty: most criminal and civil cases involve some moron doing something they shouldn’t have–and you end up have to waste time due to said moron. Nonetheless, having a jury trial is a cornerstone of our justice system. It’s also useful in the ‘smaller’ cases, since the ability of prosecutors to say “I…