Jury Duty in Pennsylvania


The Unified Judicial System of Pennsylvania has published a new infographic called Jury Duty in Pennsylvania - What You Need to Know. It explains when juries are used and who is eligible to serve on a jury. With a simple, straightforward break-down, the infographic clarifies the differences between criminal and civil juries.  It also provides statistics related to statewide data on criminal and civil jury duty over four years (2017 - 2020, the year COVID began to have a huge impact on daily life and procedures).

Find this and other infographics from the Court's InfoShare program on the Unified Judicial System of Pennsylvania's media resources page.

Need to learn more about jury practice? Check out our research guide, Pennsylvania Jury Practice.

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