Guilty or Innocent?

        This week is definitely promising to be a busy and hectic one for me.  First and foremost is the fact that my oldest son is making his First Communion next weekend so I am swamped with all of the preparations that go along with that.  As if that wasn't enough with work and taking care of the house, I have been summoned to report for jury duty at the county courthouse this week.  Although I am looking forward to having a little respite away from the pressures of my job, I am somewhat apprehensive about the whole process.     It has been six years since I last reported for this civic duty and I was lucky enough not to be picked for a trial the last time I was there.  I'm sure that most people are excited at the prospect of being picked to serve on a jury and being part of the whole judicial process.  I, on the other hand, am not sure that I feel that enthusiastic about the whole thing and that probably has to do with my lack of confidence in justice to begin with.  After … [Read more...]