Posted on · A proposal by Harris County District Clerk Marilyn Burgess questioned the legality of including some organizations on a list of beneficiaries for jury pay donations. A subsequent review found there was no issue.
Posted on · Harris County’s juror response rate from 2018 to 2020 was around 20%, according to a report from the Harris County Commissioners Court Analyst’s Office.
Posted on · Episode: 2811 Jury Duty: deciding the size of the jury pool. Today, jury duty.
Posted on · On Tuesday's show: Improvements in Harris County jury duty service, City Councilmember Carolyn Evans-Shabazz answers questions, and major deadlines approach for COVID-19 economic relief.
Posted on · The Houston Matters panel of non-experts weighs in on stories from the week’s news and decides if they’re good, bad, or ugly.
Posted on · Harris County District Clerk Marilyn Burgess explains how the COVID-19 outbreak is affecting the legal system.
Posted on · District Clerk Chris Daniel presents the county’s new jury wheel
Posted on · Jury duty had been cancelled since floodwaters damaged the Criminal Justice Center and jury assembly building
Posted on · The Criminal Justice Center suffered extensive flood damage. Trials are being postponed, until new jury facilities can be set up and potential jurors notified where to go when summoned. That’s expected to take more than a month.
Posted on · It’s an old scam that’s been going on for years. Harris County is warning people not to become a victim.
Posted on · The district clerk rolled a new method to select jurors. The idea is to expand the pool the courts can choose from.
Posted on · Dozens of people in the Houston area have fallen victim
Posted on · A lot changes in the world over 60 years. Take juries. Until the 1950s in Texas, juries were made up of only white men. Women were barred from serving on juries until 1954. African-Americans couldn't serve on juries until even later in the 50s. As we note the 60th anniversary of women first serving on […]
Posted on · Scammers try to convince people to pay fines for missing jury duty.