Is there a way to fully get out of jury duty with or without a medical issue? If so, how?
If your medical problem is documented present that to the court. At a minimum they will have to make reasonable accommodations. They might allow you to stand as needed, but I find it more likely the judge will think it is too distracting and you will be dismissed.
My dad says he usually gets out of jury duty by comparing the case to the McDonald's case with the old lady and the coffee incident saying it's a stupid lawsuit. Then judge says "We will dismiss this juror" and boom. Italians manouver their way outta justice again 🇮🇹🇮🇹
If you own, and run, your own business.
You don’t speak/understand English well.
You are CLOSELY related to a cop or judge.
You are a student, and will miss classes.
Tell them about how much their crimes anger you, about how you can't wait to see them locked up in a cell
Tell them you feel sorry for people and will most likely will find them not guilty 🤷♂️
I was able to get my jury duty postponed til Sept but idk if I’ll be able to get it postponed again. I have a medical issue where not only do I have problems standing for a long time, but I can’t sit for a long time either otherwise I get terrible cramps in my legs, the pain gets terrible and where I need to stretch and sitting in those close quarters without being able to stretch out or stand up and stretch won’t work for me. Idk how to get out of it.
I was excused because I have three kids that I am responsible for getting to and from three different schools, and all with different schedules and activities going on.
I usually just show up for jury duty with a Charles Mason swastika on my forehead. Works every time.
Become a police officer.
I got Swine flu right before a federal trial I’d been seated for began. The judge told me I’d better not show up and spread it.
Or if you’re a teacher & miss classes.
It never fails, I get called the first week of school every other year or so. I explain that it’s difficult to miss at that time of year. I also voluntarily offer my services in the summer months.
When being interviewed asked if you can pull the switch once you convince the rest of the jurors of his guilt.
Don’t. Jury duty is fun.
Give bad answers to their questions
Do your civic duty.
in PA there is a small business waiver - have to call them and send in a form
Why? It's kinda interesting watching our justice system work instead listening to some pundit blast it.
I've been dismissed for medical issues in the past. All the court needed was documentation from my doctor.
No ethical way
Just don’t go.
Say “judgement is against my religion” and there you go
My mother usually gets off because she says her father was in law enforcement (he was a NYPD lieutenant)
I couldn’t because I have two kids and I drive one to school and care for the other at home. There was no one else to take my kids for me and they excused me. Otherwise, I would have loved to go. I was called up once before and not chosen.
Show a conflict of interest. Tell them you're racist homophobe who hates woman. You could still be President one day but it should at least get you out of jury duty.
Tell them you always believe the police.
I don't know about your state, but in California you can postpone your date for eternity. You can't really get out of it, though. A lot of employers pay you full wages while you're serving, though.