Jury duty

Jury duty,

Definition of Jury duty:

  1. Obligation of a citizen to serve on a jury when called. One of the highest duties of citizenship, it accrues from the constitutional right to be tried by a panel of ones peers and involves direct participation in the administration of justice. When summoned for a jury duty, a citizen must appear before the court or be tried for contempt of court.

  2. The obligation to act or a period of acting as a member of a jury in court.

How to use Jury duty in a sentence?

  1. You should be aware that from time to time someone on your staff may be called for jury duty and you must let them go.
  2. Sometimes one of your workers will get called for jury duty and you will need to let them have the days off they need.
  3. As he showed up and sat in the courtroom for jury duty selection, it occurred to him that he had an excuse to depart as he was headed in for surgery tomorrow.
  4. The bill exempts nursing mothers from jury duty.

Meaning of Jury duty & Jury duty Definition