It’s Not All Bon-Bons and Smiting

An example of what I thought "The Special Book" looked like.

I used to think that the person who pulled juries for trials was just some bored gal/guy sitting in an office tossing darts at a name board and eating bon-bons. I figured that once she/he had a bunch of names, she/he would send out summons and their job was done. She/he would then sit around with nothing to do until the next trial. Maybe take long lunches, go shopping or golfing or something. They had the power to make quite a few folks dislike them in a short period of time. It usually takes me at least a few days to get someone to dislike me. The Jury Clerk can get between 65-100+ fresh people to hate them in a day when they receive their mail. When I became a Jury Clerk, I thought I would have that power as well. Granted my bosses told me ahead of time that it's a high stress job and quite busy. I thought, "Ya, right. It's such a cool job sitting around all day, they are just trying to discourage me." I was still thinking about bon-bons and shopping during the Jury Clerk … [Read more...]

~Bernie