Media Coverage of Family Friendly Jury Duty

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Publications and News Articles about family friendly jury duty
(In order by date)

Table of Endorsements

  • Dr. Laura’s Warriors”, Dr. Laura Perspective Magazine, June 2000

  • Stay-at-home mom takes on the system”, Focus on the Family Citizen, Kentucky State News section, August 2000

  • Stay-at-home mom takes on the system”, Kentucky Citizen Digest, September/October 2000

  • Why do we need Family Friendly Jury Duty?” by Kathye Schattner, Stay at Home Mom section of Dr. Laura Schlessinger’s website,, 1/27/2003

  • Public Policy Update: Current Issues Addressed by Family And Home Network; Jury Duty, by Cathy Myers, Executive Director of Family and Home Network,, January 2003

  • Why We Need Family Friendly Jury Duty” by Kathye Schattner, Welcome Home Magazine, July-August 2003

  • Public Policy Update -- Family Friendly Jury Duty”, by Cathy Myers, Executive Director of Family and Home Network, Welcome Home Magazine, July-August 2003

  • Jury Duty not very Friendly to Parents”, by Wendy Dager, Ventura County Star, Ventura County, CA, August 21, 2003

  • Family-Friendly Jury Duty: Does Your State Have It?” by Kathye Schattner, “Box of Donuts” section of, August 31, 2003

  • "Jury duty bill would excuse caregivers of young children" by Chong W. Pyen, Local Section of The Ann Arbor News, Ann Arbor, MI, October 23, 2003

  • Commentary: Family Friendly Jury Duty Bill in Michigan House Judiciary Committee” by Pamela Pilch, Saline, Michigan, November 7, 2003, on “Bridges 4”

  • Jury Duty Bill to Aid Caregivers”, by Elizabeth Campion, Posted (November 16, 2003) on “Reliable” (

  • Why do we need Family Friendly Jury duty?” by Kathye Schattner, Mainstay (publication of the Well Spouse Foundation), Fall/Winter 2003, Issue No. 73, p. 18

  • "Parents and Jury Duty - Focus on Massachusetts", March E-News from Family and Home Network, March 8, 2004

  • "For Jury Duty, even moms must report - County seeks to ease rule", by Karen Ayres, The Times, Trenton Metro, Trenton, New Jersey, October 12, 2004

  • "Michigan Chiropractors, Nursing Moms, and Our Children", by Dr. Jonathan Vahue-Rubin, The Source, November/December 2004

  • "Mom Inspires bill limiting jury duty for caregivers", by Shea Andersen, The Albuquerque Tribune, January 31, 2005

  • "Nursing mothers exempt from jury duty under bill" by Christina Nuckols, The Virginian-Pilot, February 10, 2005

  • "Breast-Feeding Could Provide Jury Exemption - Va. Assembly Passes Bill" by Rosalind S. Helderman, The Washington Post, February 15, 2005

  • "Make jury duty be family friendly" - Editorial, The Cincinnati Enquirer, March 11, 2005

  • "Breastfeeding and Jury Duty: State Laws, Court Rules, and Related Issues", by Douglas Reid Weimer, Legislative Attorney, American Law Division, Congressional Research Service - The Library of Congress, May 17, 2005

  • Missing jury duty could cost dad”, by Sheila McLaughlin, The Cincinnati Enquirer, Dec. 1, 2005
  • Jury duty charge dropped”, by Sheila McLaughlin, The Cincinnati Enquirer, Dec. 2, 2005
  •  “Ohio needs family-friendly jury law”, by Terri Weeks, The Cincinnati Enquirer, Dec. 6, 2005
  • "Breastfeeding Bill Signed In KY, Moms Push For It In OH", posted by Deb Silverman, Channel 9, WCPO Cincinnati, March 30, 2007

  • "Senate Bill 111: If first you don't succeed . . .
    Kathye Schattner and her family have given Kentuckians a wonderful example of how citizen lobbyists can make a difference.. "
    From The Kentucky CITIZEN, March/April 2007

  • "Family Friendly Jury Duty law passed - Kentucky mother spearheads effort", Shalom Newspaper, May 2007

  • "Which Duty Calls?
    Parents Struggle With Serving on Juries", by Esther C. Baird, The Boston Parents' Paper, May 2007

 Last updated Friday May 25, 2007

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