jury duty
jury duty n: the obligation to serve on a jury; also: service on a jury – called also jury service;

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

jury duty
The obligation to serve on a jury. In most states, employers are prohibited from discriminating against employees who are called for jury duty — that is, they cannot demote or fire an employee for serving. And a few states require that the employer continue to pay the absent employee.
Category: Criminal Law
Category: Small Claims Court & Lawsuits

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

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