New jury system brings challenges for Ga. counties

, The Associated Press


Joan Shackelford's phone is always ringing. In fact, since July 1, when Georgia expanded the number of citizens eligible for jury duty, Richmond County's jury clerk averages 600 calls a week. "Everything has pretty much more than doubled," Shackelford said about the results of a new statewide jury pool.

This premium content is reserved for Daily Report subscribers.

Continue reading by getting started with a subscription.

Already a subscriber? Log in now

What's being said

Comments are not moderated. To report offensive comments, click here.

Preparing comment abuse report for Article #1202574110308

Thank you!

This article's comments will be reviewed.