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  • Legal Advice: Civilian jury duty as a military member

    The U.S. Congress enacted a federal statute that states a member of the armed forces can’t be required to serve on a state or local jury if the secretary of the service involved determines that jury service would unreasonably interfere with the performance of the member’s duties or would adversely affect the readiness of the unit, command or activity to which the member is assigned.