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    i tried to volunteer for jury duty

    The gubment said no. They are smarter than I thought.

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    They don't do it that way ~ you know that...

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    wassamatta??????????

    you got a record or sumpthin?????

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    The law in California says that jurors must be selected at random. Therefore, people cant volunteer.

    The cops got lucky on this one.

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    Quote Originally Posted by onus View Post
    The law in California says that jurors must be selected at random. Therefore, people cant volunteer.

    The cops got lucky on this one.
    Your location says Idaho. Were you trying to go to California and volunteer as a "non Resident Juror??" Can't understand why they wouldn't want to allow that? They've already got enough non resident Mexicans there, why not allow somebody from other states too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RK3369 View Post
    Your location says Idaho. Were you trying to go to California and volunteer as a "non Resident Juror??" Can't understand why they wouldn't want to allow that? They've already got enough non resident Mexicans there, why not allow somebody from other states too.
    I live in both states.

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    Quote Originally Posted by onus View Post
    The cops got lucky on this one.
    How do you figure?

    I mean, obviously the cops don't want citizens who want to be jurors to do so (even if volunteering were legal). So it's not a very good honey pot.

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    Quote Originally Posted by marshaul View Post
    How do you figure?
    If I got on any case with a victimless crime I was going to vote not guilty.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nightmare View Post
    Both states select from DL registration/voter rolls, neither of which allow representation in two states.
    and ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by onus View Post
    If I got on any case with a victimless crime I was going to vote not guilty.
    Right. I guess I didn't mean to ask "how do you figure?" so much as "and were you surprised?"

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nightmare View Post
    Both states select from DL registration/voter rolls, neither of which allow representation in two states.
    They'd have to enforce that first.

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    Quote Originally Posted by onus View Post
    If I got on any case with a victimless crime I was going to vote not guilty.
    You are free to do so with any case that you are a jurist on. I would not recommend you telling the reason why.

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