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 […]