Juries: The Anchor of Civilization

12540309_10109998461125644_861957023_nA lot of people think of jury duty as something to avoid so they will come up with a plethora of reasons to avoid serving. The lives of jurors are disrupted and they are forced to watch endless wrangling between lawyers and judges and witnesses covering the minutiae of law–it’s boring. Why take time off from work or life to sit with eleven other strangers to decide if some other stranger committed some crime? Those who take jury duty lightly, acquiesce to a system that is broken and puts non-violent offenders of arbitrary laws into cages or financial peril. It is a failure to realize the power and the potential of a jury.

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