Article from WHDH- “How Does Massachusetts Decide Who Gets Summoned For Jury Duty?”

How Does Massachusetts Decide Who Gets Summoned For Jury Duty ?

Maybe this scenario sounds familiar to you. You’ve been summoned for jury duty — like two or three times in the past few years. But your, say, spouse, sibling, coworker? Not a single summons. This happened to Pepperell resident Carrie Powanda-Croft, who reached out to the Curiosity Desk to ask why.

I’m curious about the process for being selected for jury duty. How does that work in Massachusetts? Why is it that some people seem to get called more often than others?

For answers, I went straight to the source: Pamela J. Wood, Jury Commissioner for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Wood and her 30-person team are responsible for keeping the state’s court system well-stocked with qualified, potential jurors. So, how do they pick ‘em?

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