| The juror orientation video, "Ideals Made Real," (Shift + Ctrl + C to enable captioning) is available to help you learn more about jury service and your important role in the legal system.
Your responsibility as a juror is to decide the facts and apply the law impartially without favor or prejudice toward any person or group, regardless of economic income, sex, race, creed, or country of origin.
Jury service is the fulfillment of a high civil obligation and a valuable privilege. There is no more vital work you can perform in support of your fellow citizens in the exercise of self-government than by an honest fulfillment of jury service. Conscientious service brings its own reward in the personal satisfaction that an important task has been well done. The effectiveness of our system of justice is measured by the integrity and dedication of the jurors who serve in our courts. This is our democratic ideal--to impart justice that is truly of the people, by the people, and for the people. Most jurors consider it interesting, educational, and an honor to play a part in the fair administration of justice.
Please note that all persons and their property entering the courthouse are subject to search and screening to ensure proper court security. Please do not bring large backpacks or large carry bags. You may bring a small purse or a clear bag containing only the necessary items you will need. However, please be sure to remove any items that could potentially be considered a weapon. This will expedite the security screening process.
All weapons and contraband are prohibited. Items that could potentially be used as a weapon are not permitted in the courthouse and will be confiscated by the Sheriff. This includes firearms, pocket knives, box cutters, nail clippers, metal tweezers, knitting needles, metal utensils, bottle cap openers, or any other item that could be construed as a weapon. If you have any items of this nature, you must NOT bring them when reporting for jury duty. When reporting for jury duty, please allow extra time to go through the weapons screening line.
If you have received a Jury Summons, click here for Reporting Instructions.
Click here for detailed information about Jury
Policies & Procedures, including employer information,
deferrals and exemptions.
Click here for Employer Information regarding the rights and responsibilities of employers whose employees have been selected for jury service.
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