Get out and vote!

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Primary Runoff Election Early Voting: May 14- 18, 2018 Primary Runoff Election Day: May 22, 2018 Need more election information? Visit VoteTexas.gov.

Too many Texans dodge jury duty

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By Justice Jeff Brown In mid-April, a 4-year-old boy was summoned to jury duty in Pennsylvania but was unable to go because “he has preschool that day.”  The situation was a light-hearted reminder that 1) errors do happen and 2) some potential jurors do have legitimate reasons they can’t serve. On the whole, however, jury […]

Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse Groups Tout Jury Service As Governor Greg Abbott Declares First Week of May “Jury Service Appreciation” Week

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AUSTIN, TEXAS— Noting that the right to trial by a jury of peers is a critical part of the nation’s justice system, Texas Governor Greg Abbott has declared the week May 2 to May 6 as “Jury Service Appreciation Week” in Texas. “The obligation and privilege to serve as a juror are as fundamental to […]