New Bill Could Change Jury Duty Laws for Seniors

Updated 2 years ago

Mainers who are 70 and older could opt out of jury duty if a bill before lawmakers passes.Sponsor representative Windol Weaver says health issues can make it tough for seniors to serve.He says there’s no need to add stress to their lives by requiring them to be on juries. Weaver says twenty-eight other states allow jury duty exemptions based on age.


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