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It's Your (Jury) Duty


I finally gave up and submitted to jury duty. I was assigned, and attended, on Monday, March 4.

It was less painful than I feared. Blair County Judge Daniel J. Milliron kept things moving. He tolerated only minimal delays from attorneys and defendants, clearly explained to the jury pool what was going on and added occasional touches of wry humor. The result was that we were done by 5:37 p.m., with four juries selected.

I am not on any of them. It turns out that lawyers do not want newspaper publishers on their jury.

I am being snarky here. I have received multiple jury duty summons over...

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