It's Week 3 in the Summer Reading Challenge.
Beach, books, domestic fowl. An American Marriage opens Week Three of the Summer Reading Challenge. With novelist Laura van den Berg.
The victim of a robbery starts attending trials in New Orleans to understand the system while her burglar serves time in jail. Then he gets out.
Few people want jury duty, but at least most jurors seated for trial get the satisfaction of passing judgment. For one writer, being an alternate becomes a tale of miscarried justice.
New Yorkers judge each other every day, but some days they get to do it in court! The dating pool of voir dire and the other joys of jury duty.