Why Do I Get Called For Jury Duty So Often? | The Maryland Curiosity Bureau

Published 1/30/2023 10:53 a.m. EST, Updated 1/30/2023 6:11 p.m. EST

Come here often? The entrance for jury service at Courthouse East, 111 N Calvert Street.

It’s a civic duty. It’s a triumph of democracy. And if you live in Baltimore, it can feel like a hassle. Locals say they get summons letters from the city courthouse almost every year. Is that normal? Is it like that everywhere, or just in Baltimore? Baltimore Banner reporter Hallie Miller teams up with Aaron to figure out how jury service works (and how it doesn’t).

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The Baltimore Banner and WYPR have a joint operating agreement that allows the nonprofit organizations to work collaboratively to deliver quality journalism across the region. To learn more about the partnership, click here. This season of Maryland Curiosity Bureau features episodes with Banner reporters like Clara Longo de Freitas and Tim Prudente.

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