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Prof. Ferguson Publishes Article in The Atlantic

Friday, May 3, 2013   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Max Rodriguez
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Professor Andrew Ferguson published an article in The Atlantic on the joys of jury duty, adapted from his book "Why Jury Duty Matters."

Prof. Ferguson writes, "The invitation to jury service is thus an invitation to understand our most basic national principles. The simple fact is that jury duty is one of the few constitutional rights that every citizen has the opportunity to experience. It remains an American bond. It connects people across class, national origin, religion, and race. Jury experience exists as one of the remaining connecting threads in a wonderfully diverse United States. It links us to our founding principles and challenges us to live up to them. Every time you serve as a juror, you become closer to this constitutional spirit; and every time you reflect on and appreciate these principles, you strengthen our constitutional character. That is the joy of jury duty."

Andrew Ferguson

 Read more in The Atlantic, "The Joy of Jury Duty"


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