jury duty

Definition of "jury duty"
  1. An individual's responsibility to participate as a juror in a legal trial, which employers generally cannot punish or discriminate against
How to use "jury duty" in a sentence
  1. John was selected for jury duty and was asked to remain impartial throughout the trial.
  2. Her employer respected her time off for jury duty and did not interfere with her job.
  3. He received a notice for jury duty but had to request a deferral due to a medical condition.

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