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Jury pool law might affect you
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People who once were ineligible for jury duty might soon find a summons in the mail now that a major overhaul of Georgia’s jury system is in effect. Beginning July 1, “every resident who is at least 18 years old and is a citizen of the county, who votes or has a driver’s license, or a state-issued identification card, will be eligible for jury duty under the new law,” Bulloch County Superior Court Clerk Teresa P. Tucker said. “Previously, Georgia was the only state remaining that required ‘forced balancing’ of jury pools,” she said.
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