Low juror turnout a problem in Texas

Via the San Antonio Express News SAN ANTONIO — Jury duty is a privilege that often inspires dread. For many, the only thing worse than a bill in the mail is a jury summons, and the first instinct is to seek some way to get out of it. That mind-set needs to change or it […]

‘Most frivolous’ Wal-Mart lawsuit dismissed in NJ

Via App.com NORTH BRUNSWICK – An appellate court has agreed with the dismissal of what a judge called “the most frivolous complaint I have ever seen,” a lawsuit brought by a man against Wal-Mart and Ticketmaster because he couldn’t get the Beach Boys tickets he wanted. Edward J. Mierzwa, who represented himself, filed the suit […]

Low Texas jury duty participation widespread problem

Via KETK POSTED: Monday, July 14, 2014 – 10:51pm UPDATED: Tuesday, July 15, 2014 – 3:34pm Tyler, Texas (KETK) — A new study conducted by the “Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse”, finds low rates of jury service participation is a widespread problem across Texas. In the 13 counties researched, 80 percent of people summoned for jury […]

Texas’ absent jurors (Leaks blog)

Via Lubbock Avalanche Journal Submitted by Nicole C. Brambila on July 11, 2014 – 12:42pm Many Texans are called. Few actually show up for jury duty. That’s according to a study by the legal watchdogs, Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse, which found that as many as 80 percent of those summoned for jury duty are no […]

Study: San Antonians Ignoring Jury Duty Summonses

VIA WOAI San Antonio Rich and poor, young and old, Republican and Democrat, regardless of ethnic or racial background, there is one thing that unites all of us after all. Newsradio 1200 WOAI reports a new study by the Texas Chapter of Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse reports we all hate jury duty. In fact, the […]