Central Pa. judge threatens to fine n...

Central Pa. judge threatens to fine no-show jurors

There are 2 comments on the York Dispatch story from Mar 14, 2011, titled Central Pa. judge threatens to fine no-show jurors. In it, York Dispatch reports that:

A central Pennsylvania judge is threatening to fine seven people $500 each for allegedly ignoring court papers summoning them to jury duty.

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broken system

United States

#1 Mar 14, 2011
I ignore jury notices too (when I get one, which is rare). I firmly believe the system is broken and would rather see a system based on the military court marshall system, where a person is tried by a panel of judges.
Tom

Etters, PA

#2 Mar 14, 2011
It would really suck to lose at least a works pay as those scum bag lawyers make thousands. I say make the defendent reimburse all jurors in lost pay if found guilty.

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