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  •  I worry about being called for jury duty... (3+ / 0-)
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    dharmafarmer, Nulwee, gchaucer2

    because I vote absentee.

    In the unlikely event that would happen, would I have to show up since I don't live in the US and I'm a citizen of another country?

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    by David Kroning on Sun Feb 22, 2009 at 05:52:31 PM PST

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    •  No, you wouldn't have (2+ / 0-)
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      dharmafarmer, David Kroning

      to show up.  There is a place on the jury summons which allows you to indicate why you can't serve -- one is that you are not in the jurisdiction.  If that isn't signified, there is usually a "other" spot.

      You'll never have a quiet world till you knock the patriotism out of the human race. - G.B. Shaw, "Misalliance"

      by gchaucer2 on Sun Feb 22, 2009 at 05:56:39 PM PST

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