Posted By Kacy Miller on Saturday, April 27, 2013 | Comments (0)
Have you heard about the latest proposal from California lawmakers?
The California Assembly passed a bill the other day that would allow non-citizens (who are in the country legally) to serve as jurors. According to this bill, California jurors would no longer be required to be citizens of the United States.
Talk about a touchy topic.
Assemblyman Bob Wieckowski believes his bill will help California “widen the pool of prospective jurors” and “help integrate immigrants into the community.” Other lawmakers supporting the bill believe there is no correlation between being a citizen and a juror, and implied that