Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Jury Duty

Service To The Courts of Philadelphia

Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2010

8:15 a.m.
Criminal Justice Center
1301 Filbert St. - Room 101
ID # *****1085

8:15 - 10 a.m.

Fill out Juror Information Questionnaire (Confidential - Not Public Record)

25 Questions - Yes or No answers
(Note: Questions 17-25 apply to civil cases only)

Receive (stick-on) Juror Badge (yellow/black)

10 a.m. - 10:15

Assigned to Criminal Case in Courtroom of Judge Erdos (room #608)
Am Juror #16 (of 40 potential jurors)

10:20 - 11:45

After receiving instructions from Judge Erdos and being sworn in, Wait in back juror room until questioned individually by Judge Erdos in main Courtroom.

Sent back to small room for a few minutes and then told to report/return to Room 101.

11:50 - 1:30 p.m.

Given Lunch Break

1:30 - 2:10 p.m.

Wait in Room 101 for further instructions/court-case assignment

2:15 - 2:25 p.m.

Am dismissed from jury duty (one full day or one court case) & paid with $9 check upon leaving room.

No City Wage Tax taken out.

From Check Stub:

"The Board of Judges of the Court of Common Pleas of the City of Philadelphia extends its gratitude and appreciation for your conscientious, diligent, and meritorious service to the Courts of this City."

Hon. Pamela Pryor Dembe
President Judge

Gerard P. Shotzbarger, ESQ.
Jury Commissioner

Hon. D. Webster Keogh
Administrative Judge, Trial Division

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