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Jury Service

Jury service is a civic duty. A jury decides the facts of a case in accordance with principles of the law as explained by a judge. 

Jurors listen to testimony, review evidence, and render decisions in civil and criminal trials. Most U.S. citizens who are 18 or older may serve on a federal jury. The Jury Selection and Service Act establishes the process for selecting jurors and provides requirements citizens must meet in order to qualify for serving on a federal jury.