Lawyers reveal how a person's race, job, and demeanour might get them excluded from a jury.
It was my first time on a jury. I was 31, balancing two jobs while going to graduate school. It was a very short trial.
For perhaps the first and last time, a roomful of potential jurors were psyched to be stuck in court.
If I could have done anything, it would have been to deadlock the jury—but I didn't have the personal strength to do it.