Tagged: jury service

Jury Service Comes To An End

After two weeks my jury duty came to an end today. Having sat around doing absolutely feck all for the first week, I finally got to sit on a case for the last couple of days, and although it wasn’t...

Finally It’s Happening To Me

After 6 days it looks as though I may finally be getting the chance to sit on a jury! Unless the judge decides to do something stupid tomorrow! Called down as part of a group of 15 just before lunch...

Here We Go Again

After sitting around for most of last week waiting to be called onto a case, I returned to the Maidstone Crown Court expecting much of the same this week. Having been given a couple of half days I was hoping...

Day Four With Added Crap TV

Since starting jury service I have been introduced to the ‘delights’ of day time TV. In our waiting room/holding pen we have a TV on all day so we can pass the time while we sit on our arses waiting...

The Third Day, Time For Redemption?

After yesterday’s bore-fest I was hoping that day three at Maidstone Crown Court would be more interesting. In the words of Jim Diamond, I should have known better! Upon arrival, we were told that there were three new cases due...

The Boredom Continues

Second day of jury service and having been chosen for a trial I was really looking forward to getting into it. Unfortunately, we ended up sitting around in the holding room all morning until just before lunch when we were...

Off To Court

Having been summoned some months ago I finally got round to starting my jury service. It’s been something I’ve been looking forward to since receiving the summons. I was hoping that I’d get to sit on an interesting case at...