- Magistrate Judge Vacancy
- CM/ECF Resources
- Media Resources
- About Us
- Court Hours and Holidays
- Written Opinions
- For Jurors
- U.S. Pretrial Services
- U.S. Probation Office
For Jurors » About Being a Juror
Jury service is one of the most important civic duties you can perform. The protection of rights and liberties in federal courts largely is achieved through the teamwork of judge and jury.
We the People: The Honor of Jury Service
This 19 minute video includes testimonials from citizens who previously served as jurors describing their experiences during the trial, explains the juror selection process and discusses the importance of serving on a jury.
The Handbook for Trial Jurors in the Federal Courts (PDF) is a short booklet which explains the role jurors play in the American justice system. The stages of a trial and juror conduct are also covered. The Grand Jury Handbook (PDF) explains the role and responsibilities of grand jurors.
This site's About the Federal Courts page provides information about the overall federal court system.