How often are most people asked to report to jury duty?


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The period between jury-duty summonses depends on a state's court rules. New Jersey gives prospective jurors a three-year exemption after they report for duty, states New Jersey Courts. Missouri has a two-year exemption period, according to Missouri Courts.

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In California, jurors are not summoned back for duty for at least one year, according to the Judicial Council of California. New York State has an eight-year exemption after a duty summons, according to the state's Unified Court System.

North Carolina's citizens are ineligible to serve if they have been on a trial jury within two years or a grand jury within six years, according to the North Carolina Court System.

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