Why is jury service important?

The United States Constitution and the Texas Constitution guarantee all people, regardless of the following have the right to trial by an impartial jury:

  • Economic Status
  • National Origin
  • Race
  • Religion
  • Sex

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1. Why is jury service important?
2. How was I selected?
3. What is my duty as a juror?
4. Are there rules about jury conduct?
5. Why do I have to complete a juror information form?
6. What are the qualifications for jury service?
7. Can I be excused from jury duty?
8. How long does jury duty last?
9. Will I be paid for being a juror?
10. Must my employer pay me while I am serving?
11. What happens if I fail to answer my summons?
12. Who can have a jury trial?
13. What are the different types of cases?