In an article available here, today’s Star-Ledger reports that Chief Justice Rabner appeared for jury duty yesterday in Essex County Superior Court. AFter watching an orientation video for jurors that featured himself, the Chief Justice was among those questioned for possible service on a criminal case. All prospective jurors are asked which television programs they watch. Chief Justice Rabner named “24,” “The Blacklist,” “The Good Wife,” and “The Newsroom” as programs that he tries to wach when he can.
Don’t look for the Chief Justice on an Essex County jury this week. The defense exercised a challenge and removed him from the panel in that criminal case. According to the spokesperson for the Supreme Court, Chief Justice Rabner has completed his jury duty for now.