California May Become First State To Allow Non-Citizens To Serve On Juries
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Since: Sep 09
#1 May 1, 2013
Jury duty long has been held up as a privilege of U.S. citizenship, along with voting and a few other civic actions.
But in move that is drawing controversy, California is considering extending the right to serve on a jury to legal immigrants who are not naturalized citizens. The California Assembly passed a bill on Thursday that would allow non-citizens who are in the country legally to serve on jury duty.
Read more: http://latino.foxnews.com/latino/politics/201...
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