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Last updated Thursday December 15, 2005

 Why do we need Family Friendly Jury Duty Legislation?
 Search the Family Friendly Jury Duty Website
 Why many parents avoid daycare

 We need your help to enact FFJD for Ohio
 How you can help support FFJD for Ohio
 Sample letter requesting support for FFJD in Ohio
 We need your help to enact FFJD for Ohio

 We need your help to enact
family friendly jury duty legislation for Michigan’s state courts

 Sample letter requesting support of Michigan House Bill 4455
 Sample Letters to your legislator
 Concern: Jury duty logistics for nursing mothers and/or a large family
 Concern:  Affording childcare for Jury Duty on a one-income family
 Concern:  Finding suitable childcare at the last minute for jury service
 Concern:  Obtaining care for young children or an elderly or disabled relative

 What is Family Friendly Jury Duty Legislation? page 1
 What is Family Friendly Jury Duty Legislation?  page 2

 How the (family friendly jury duty initiative) got started, p#
 How the (family friendly jury duty initiative) got started, p#

 I've been called for jury duty and have full-time family responsibilities, what do I do?
 Contact your local media
 Ohio Hall of SHAME! p4
 How to speak to the Judge
 Request your Jury Duty be Deferred
 Sample letter to the Court
 The court is not obeying the law
 You’ve got nothing to lose!

  Hall of SHAME!
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 Idaho Hall of SHAME!, p4, Sandy's story
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 Kentucky needs family friendly jury duty laws
 Brief history of Kentucky's Family Friendly Jury Duty initiative
 Contact your Kentucky State Legislator the BEST way -- write a letter!
 Contact your Kentucky State Legislator the EASY way! 
 Enlist support from Kentuckians who would like to have Family Friendly Jury Duty laws
 Help us enact FF jury duty in Kentucky
 How to enact “ Family Friendly Jury Duty”
for U.S. District Courts

 Sample letter asking your U.S. Rep to sponsor FF jury duty for U.S. District Courts
 Sample letter requesting FF jury duty for U.S. District Courts
 Write a letter to the Chief Judge requesting
family friendly juror provisions for your district court

 How to enact “ Family Friendly Jury Duty”  for the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of KY
 Ask your U.S. Rep. for FF jury duty for U.S. District Courts
 More tips for communicating with your Kentucky state legislator
 Sample letter to the Chief Judge of U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky, requesting family friendly jury duty
 What are the U.S. District Courts?
 What do I say when I call my Kentucky State Legislator?
 What NOT to say to your Kentucky state legislator
 Write a letter to the Chief Judge requesting family friendly juror provisions

 Check the status of your state’s jury duty laws and take action, if necessary
 Ask your STATE representative to sponsor or support a Family Friendly Jury Duty bill
  What NOT to do when you Contact your Legislator
 Enlist support from others who would like to have
Family Friendly Jury Duty laws

 Contact your Legislator the BEST way
(Write a letter!)

 Contact your state Legislator the EASY way!
 How do I convince my Representative
to sponsor or support a family friendly jury duty bill?

 More tips on communicating with your legislator
 What do I do once a
Family Friendly Jury Duty bill has been filed?

 What do I say when I call?
 What else do I say to convince my Representative ?

 States and U.S. Territories with Family Friendly Jury Duty
 Check the status of your state’s jury duty laws and take action, if necessary
 States and U.S. Territories with Family Friendly Jury Duty
 States and U.S. Territories with Family Friendly Jury Duty
 States and U.S. Territories with Family Friendly Jury Duty
 States and U.S. Territories with Family Friendly Jury Duty
 States and U.S. Territories with Family Friendly Jury Duty
 States and U.S. Territories with Family Friendly Jury Duty
 States and U.S. Territories with Family Friendly Jury Duty
 States and U.S. Territories with Family Friendly Jury Duty
 States and U.S. Territories with Family Friendly Jury Duty
 States and U.S. Territories with Family Friendly Jury Duty
 States and U.S. Territories with Family Friendly Jury Duty
 We need your help to enact
family friendly jury duty in Maryland!

 States and U.S. Territories with Family Friendly Jury Duty
 We need your help to enact family friendly jury duty in Massachusetts! (SB #2225 - what it is)
 We need your help to enact family friendly jury duty in Massachusetts! (history)
 We need your help to enact family friendly jury duty in Massachusetts! (sample letter)
 States and U.S. Territories with Family Friendly Jury Duty
 States and U.S. Territories with Family Friendly Jury Duty
 States and U.S. Territories with Family Friendly Jury Duty
 States and U.S. Territories with Family Friendly Jury Duty
 States and U.S. Territories with Family Friendly Jury Duty
 States and U.S. Territories with Family Friendly Jury Duty
 States and U.S. Territories with Family Friendly Jury Duty
 States and U.S. Territories with Family Friendly Jury Duty
 Erie Courthouse sets amusing precedent for jury duty
 States and U.S. Territories with Family Friendly Jury Duty
 States and U.S. Territories with Family Friendly Jury Duty
 States and U.S. Territories with Family Friendly Jury Duty
 States and U.S. Territories with Family Friendly Jury Duty
 States and U.S. Territories with Family Friendly Jury Duty
 We need your help to get
Family Friendly Jury Duty legislation
enacted into law in Washington State

 Sample letter to request FFJD for Washington State
 SB_5064_WA.htm
 States and U.S. Territories with Family Friendly Jury Duty
 Try Family Friendly Jury Duty legislation again
 What are the United States District Courts?
 States and U.S. Territories with Family Friendly Jury Duty
 States and U.S. Territories with Family Friendly Jury Duty

 Endorsements for Family Friendly Jury Duty
 Attorney Endorsements for Family Friendly Jury Duty
 Columnists' endorsements of Family Friendly Jury Duty
 Kentucky legislators endorse Family Friendly Jury Duty pg. 1
 Kentucky Legislators Endorse Family Friendly Jury Duty (2)
 Kentucky Legislators Endorse Family Friendly Jury Duty (3)
 Legal Experts Endorse Family Friendly Jury Duty pg. 1
 Legal Experts Endorse Family Friendly Jury Duty pg. 1
 Medical Experts Endorse Family Friendly Jury Duty
 Medical Organizations Endorse Family Friendly Jury Duty, pg. 1
 Medical Organizations Endorse Family Friendly Jury Duty, pg. 2
 Notable Supporters of Family Friendly Jury Duty Legislation - Dr. Laura Schlessinger
 Organization endorsing Family Friendly Jury Duty - Fifty plus Advocate
 Organization endorsing Family Friendly Jury Duty - Hearts at Home
 Organization endorsing Family Friendly Jury Duty - KY Commission on Women
 Organization endorsing Family Friendly Jury Duty - MOCAH
 Organization endorsing Family Friendly Jury Duty - Moms for Ohio PAC
 Organization endorsing Family Friendly Jury Duty -  La Leche League of Michigan
 Organizations Endorsing Family Friendly Jury Duty -- Children's Alliance
 Organizations Endorsing Family Friendly Jury Duty -- Family and Home Network
 Organizations Endorsing Family Friendly Jury Duty - Family Foundation
 Organization endorsements, Family Foundation literature
 Political Organizations endorsing Family Friendly Jury Duty - The Libertarian Party
 Publications for Family Friendly Jury Duty
 State legislators across America endorse Family Friendly Jury Duty
 State legislators across America endorse Family Friendly Jury Duty (3)
 State legislators across America endorse Family Friendly Jury Duty (2)

 You can make a difference!
 You can make a Difference — Illinois pg 1
 You can make a Difference — Illinois pg 2
 You can make a Difference
California — Angela Ponzini

 You can make a Difference
Georgia — Barbara Anderson

 You can make a Difference
Georgia — Mothers and More (Atlanta Chapter)

 You can make a Difference
Oregon  —  Tawni Johnson


 What is a Jury?
 Jury Service Reform
 Model Jury Duty Legislation
 What is a Jury? (continued)

 Special Thanks
  Thanks to notable supporters
  Thanks to organizations
 Thanks to citizens
 Thanks to KY Legislators
 Thanks to state legislators across the USA
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 Contact information for Family Friendly Jury Duty
 

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