Jury Duty

Jury Duty: Putting Your Humanity on Hold

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Very few people look forward to jury duty. I was not one of those few. I was not looking forward to getting up early or the the amount of waiting I heard was forthcoming. I also had this fear about the kind of case I was going to get. Most people say they'd want to get put on a murder case or something "interesting," but that's because they've probably watched way too many Law & Order marathons. I was put on a criminal case, but luckily it wasn't a murder because you quickly find out what they mean by telling you to come up with a verdict based on what the evidence tells you. Deciding solely on the evidence presented during the trial isn't...