Why is jury service important?

The United States Constitution and the Illinois Constitution guarantee all people regardless of race, religion, sex, national origin, or economic status the right to trial a trial by an impartial jury of one's peers. In order to uphold this guarantee, we need those summoned to participate in the jury process to ensure every citizens right to have their case decided by an impartial jury selected from a representative pool of prospective jurors.

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1. How do I respond to my juror questionnaire online?
2. After I have served, when am I qualified to serve again?
3. Can I volunteer for jury service?
4. How are jurors selected for a jury trial?
5. How are jurors selected for jury service?
6. Is there anything I should avoid once I have been summoned for jury duty?
7. Must my employer pay me while I'm on jury service?
8. What are my duties as a juror?
9. What are the different types of cases for which I might be selected?
10. What are the qualifications required to be a juror?
11. What does the jury commission do?
12. What facilities are available?
13. What happens during a trial?
14. What is the compensation for jury service?
15. What should I wear to jury service?
16. Who is entitled to a jury trial?
17. Why is jury service important?
18. Will I receive a letter of attendance for my employer?