Every year, over half a million residents are selected for jury duty. While most are familiar with state jury duty, many in Connecticut can instead be selected for federal jury duty.

Ronnie Vermette, jury administrator, U.S. District Court-Connecticut, discusses what potential jurors need to know, and three recent federal jurors discuss what surprised them most about federal jury service.

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Civic Duty

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State and Federal Jury Service

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Petit and Grand Juries

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Compensation

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Employer Impact

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Time Away From Work

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Federal Juror Experience

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Teamwork

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Interaction with Court Staff

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Encouraging Others