Jury duty service not required of everyone

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Jens Paul Lind, 87, has had a tough year, enduring several strokes and requiring around-the-clock nursing care.
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1 - 6 of 6 Comments Last updated Mar 7, 2008
Jim Saint Paul

Saint Paul, MN

#1 Mar 5, 2008
I served on a jury last summer during a felony trial at 76 years of age. I found it challenging and an enlightening experience and can attest to the honestly and integrity of our judical system. I would happily do it again. The fellow was appropriately sent away for five years.
Georgina

Saint Paul, MN

#2 Mar 5, 2008
That seems fair.
Rob

Elgin, IL

#3 Mar 5, 2008
This was the dumbest article I think I've read all day. All that she had to do was fill out the summons form and return it. This wasn't a case of the little guy being taken advantage of. This was a case of someone not following the instructions (in a box, highlighted, and in larger type)provided to them. Rediculous.
Rob

Saint Paul, MN

#4 Mar 7, 2008
Integrity of the judicial system. What a joke. It's no more than a corner crap shoot!
Clint

Plymouth, MN

#5 Mar 7, 2008
I do not the recall what jury duty pay is. I do remember that it was a laughable amount.
As someone who works on an hourly basis to support my family, I can ill afford to serve on a jury.
Watch the show

Circle Pines, MN

#7 Mar 7, 2008
Budda Bing wrote:
<quoted text>EXACLY. Granny was bright enough to talk to The Watchdog, but not bright enough to read the damn form.
Is your name a reference to the Sopranos? Because if it is it should be Badda Bing. MAybe it's not...Maybe I shouldn't care...Maybe it bugs me though...MAybe your picture looks stupid....

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