Jury Service Reviews
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Newest Review: ... bang up, although today with 95,000 people in jail the judge and lawyers will try to sway you at the last to bang them up as the jails are already full of druggies. Once you have your formal brown envelope with the two week period you will be asked to attend the court house. sort it out with your boss and iron your best stuff. There are compensation and travel expenses schemes to cover your ... more
Customer Jury Service Reviews (2)
by - written on 05/11/10, updated on 05/11/10 (Very useful, 127 readings)
With the news that the European Court of 'Justice' has decided to make sure British prisoners are given the right to vote, curtsey of a pot smoking axe murderer, (only in Europe could that happen) it's yet another blow for the victim's rights. This ruling will open the door for prisoners to have all manner of human rights laws enforced to make their stay in jail shorter and more comfy. I know they can watch Sky TV and have access to games consuls in their personal cells in some private prisons but that will be waiter service and days out to Alton Towers next year the way its going. Coupled with the shift to move more and more trials away from crown court and into the ... Read the complete review
by - written on 29/09/10 (Very useful, 513 readings)
I think it is safe to say that for the majority of us having a scary, big brown official looking envelope dropping through our letter box containing Jury Summons is not going to be the highlight of our day. When this happened to me rather than thinking "finally, I can give something back to my country by performing my civic duty", I immediately tried to find a way out of it. Checking through the "Guide to Jury Summons" I realised the futility of this task as I was neither insane, a criminal nor criminally insane. Ignoring it was not an option either with an intimidating threat of £1,000 for failure to reply. Most people probably have no ... Read the complete review