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Friday, April 26, 2013
Are they nucking futs?
Just. What. The. Hell?
Non-citizens serving on juries? You certainly are the land of fruits and nuts.
Calif. bill would let non-citizens serve on juries
By JUDY LIN - Associated Press
California (AP) -- The California Assembly passed a bill on Thursday
that would make the state the first in the nation to allow non-citizens
who are in the country legally to serve on jury duty.
Bob Wieckowski, D-Fremont, said his bill, AB1401, would help California
widen the pool of prospective jurors and help integrate immigrants into
It does not change other
criteria for being eligible to serve on a jury, such as being at least
18, living in the county that is making the summons, and being
proficient in English.