Philadelphia to Crack Down on Jury Dodgers

September 18, 2014

It appears the Philadelphia court system will be making a concerted effort to improve the city’s woeful jury participation rate (only about 13% of those who called actually show up—as opposed to the the statewide average of 40%). You can read more about the actions court officials will be taking here.

As trial attorneys, we here at Kolsby Gordon celebrate the vital role jurors play and think there are fewer duties more important for all citizens to fulfill. In this short video, partner Nadeem Bezar gives his view of the important job of a juror, and what potential jurors can expect in the process.