Queenslanders dodge jury duty

Nearly 90 percent of Queenslanders selected for jury duty avoid even going to a courthouse, the Brisbane Times reports.

QUT law lecturer Nigel Stobbs said that the unemployed and pensioners were overrepresented on juries, and that this can alter the outcome.

People can legally avoid jury duty by citing family, work or medical reasons.

Posted via email from 4ZZZ News

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