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Kevin Davis: The commissioner gets jury duty

Kevin Davis: The commissioner gets jury duty

My recent day of jury duty started off with the typical dread that others undoubtedly experience. How can I be unavailable for an entire day? I can't possibly be without my cell phone for so long! I most certainly will never be chosen to serve on a trial, so what's the point of sitting in a crowded jury room all day?

Instead, it ended up being a most rewarding day that I won't soon forget. The criminal justice system is under great scrutiny nationally — and under a microscope in Baltimore. The police, prosecutors and judiciary all play equally important roles in public safety, and plenty of criticisms exist for all of us. We are even critical of each other from time to time....

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