While jury service may sometimes be inconvenient, it is an extremely important civic duty. Without citizens willing to serve as jurors, our system of justice would not exist. Many jurors find the experience to be educational and rewarding.
The purpose of this information is to help you better understand the Pennsylvania courts, inform you of what you can expect when serving as a juror and emphasize the critical role jurors play in our justice system. It is not a substitute for the instructions given by the Judge during trial.