NY Jurors: Many Called, 82 Percent Not Chosen

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http://www.nytimes.com/2003/09/08/nyregion/08JURY.html An unusually high 82 percent of those called for jury service in New York State do not make it on to juries, the New York Times reports. "Wow, that figure just struck me between the eyes," said Judith S. Kaye, the state's chief judge. Tom Munsterman of the National Center for State Courts says the rate in federal courts across the country is about 76 percent, and in Los Angeles courts, 80 percent. "You can . . .

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