Legislation Quick Search
10/31/2020 06:40 PM
Pennsylvania State Senate
https://www.legis.state.pa.us/cfdocs/Legis/CSM/showMemoPublic.cfm?chamber=S&SPick=20130&cosponId=14621
Share:
Home / Senate Co-Sponsorship Memoranda

Senate Co-Sponsorship Memoranda

Subscribe to PaLegis Notifications
NEW!

Subscribe to receive notifications of new Co-Sponsorship Memos circulated

By Member | By Date | Keyword Search


Senate of Pennsylvania
Session of 2013 - 2014 Regular Session

MEMORANDUM

Posted: April 23, 2014 12:02 PM
From: Senator John C. Rafferty, Jr. and Sen. Michael J. Stack
To: All Senate members
Subject: Juror Appreciation Week in Pennsylvania
 
Please join us in sponsoring a resolution to recognize June 9-13, 2014 as Juror Appreciation Week. The right to a trial by jury is guaranteed by the United States and the Pennsylvania Constitutions. It is one of the fundamental rights that we enjoy as citizens of the United States and is one of the oldest rights we enjoy stretching back to the thirteenth century in England.

However, this right is carried out by citizens who perform their important duty to serve on juries both in criminal and civil matters in the courts of the Commonwealth and the United States. The purpose of this resolution is to both recognize this fundamental right and the citizens who serve or have served as jurors by designating the week of June through 13, 2014 as “Juror Appreciation Week.”

Thank you for your attention and consideration to this information.



Introduced as SR391