It happens to all of us. You open your mailbox and receive *gasp*–a summons for jury duty.
What to do, what to do. Many rack their brains to think of some way out of it. But most of us begrudingly go, not knowing what to expect but hoping against hope that we don’t get picked.
Eagles DE Darryl Tapp received his call to perform his civic duty on Monday, and admirably did not try to avoid the situation.
Did he enjoy it? Now that’s another matter entirely.
The suggestion of showing some cop shows to get the “judicial juices” of possible jurors is a good one In fact, it’s rather brilliant. Are you listening, US court system? At least have some Judge Judy or Judge Mathis on up in the courthouse.
In this matter, I am the 1%. The 1% of Americans that actually enjoy jury duty. The waiting around? No problem. It’s a chance to get lots of reading done. If it weren’t illegal to do so, I would happily serve on behalf of others who don’t share my love of waiting around, like...