Monthly Archives: May 2013

The Deliberations and the Verdict

Deliberations Day 5 Judge is finished. We walk to the jury room. Order lunch. What kind of pizza. I suggest one of each. OK. Pop. That’s done. We all wait till the tipstaff leaves. The physical evidence is brought in. … Continue reading

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Where is the Evidence We Need to Convict?

Day 4  Did sleep. Up before the alarm, breakfast, tea made, snacks in case we’re there late. Feed Maggie, leave extra food in case I’m late getting home. Leave early for Mercer to get a parking spot nearer the street … Continue reading

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Where is the Evidence We need to Convict?

  Day 4       Did sleep. Up before the alarm, breakfast, tea made, snacks in case we’re there late. Feed Maggie, leave extra food in case I’m late getting home. Leave early for Mercer to get a parking … Continue reading

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On the Third Day We All Get Serious!

Day 3 Damn alarm. This is too much like having a job. Egg, bacon, tea in thermos, drive the half hour to Mercer. Find a parking place behind the Sunoco station. Find my way in, stop to pee before I … Continue reading

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Day Two. Things Get Serious on the Jury

Day Two Wednesday. Alarm? I hate alarms, but there it is at 7:00 AM. The dog looks at me as I get up, rolls over and goes back to sleep. Shower, breakfast, dog fed and cuddled. No walks today. Drive … Continue reading

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Jury Duty. Oh my!

Serving As I thought about a title for my account of my Jury duty, I searched for a word that would include all the parts of it, all the conflict, all the surprise and all the depth of it. “Serving” … Continue reading

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