All You Thought You Knew About Juries Is Wrong

In 12 Angry Men, a jury deliberates a death penalty case against a young boy. Only one juror votes "not guilty," while the rest lazily accept the prosecution's story. Because juries in criminal cases must be unanimous, the lone juror holds up the process and eventually convinces the rest of the jurors to spare the… » 4/28/14 1:13pm 4/28/14 1:13pm

Breastfeeding Juror in KC May Be in Trouble for Bringing Son to Court

A woman in the Kansas City area is having a really hard time getting out of jury duty thanks to one judge’s seeming obstinance and Missouri’s arms-crossed, brows-furrowed stance on exempting jurors who breastfeed and don’t have adequate childcare options. » 10/19/13 2:00pm 10/19/13 2:00pm

Names Of Casey Anthony Jurors Released, Media Harassment Ensues

Three months ago, Judge Belvin Perry postponed the release of the names of the jurors who found Casey Anthony not guilty of first-degree murder. Perry said he wanted to let the media frenzy die down because some jurors were receiving death threats and most told him they "were adamant about their desire not to contact… » 10/25/11 9:34pm 10/25/11 9:34pm

Sarah Palin Uses Classic Jury Duty Excuse To Get Out Of Bus Tour

Sarah Palin has put her bus tour on hold because she has jury duty. This is also why she can't come to your birthday party, and why her TPS reports were not filed on time. » 6/23/11 7:00pm 6/23/11 7:00pm

How Facebook Can Help You Get Out Of Jury Duty

Lawyers are now using Facebook to weed out potentially problematic jurors. UFO enthusiasts, amateur sexperts, and keg-standing college students, you'll never have to do jury duty again! » 2/22/11 5:25pm 2/22/11 5:25pm

Amy Winehouse: Fashion & Cosmetics Mogul?

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Oh my God, y'all, Jamie Lynn Spears passed the G.E.D.! Apparently, she's also expressed interest in attending Louisiana State. A little education could do her a lot of good. • Madonna has jury duty today in Los Angeles. She went home during the lunch break and changed her outfit. Gotta keep the judge on his toes. •… » 2/25/08 6:20pm 2/25/08 6:20pm