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NJSA 2B:20-16 Excuse from Employment for Jury Duty; Compensation

2B:20-16. Excuse from employment for jury duty; compensation

Any person employed full-time by any agency, independent authority, instrumentality or entity of the State or of any political subdivision of the State shall be excused from employment at all times the person is required to be present for jury service in any court of this State, any court of another state, or any federal district court or in the United States District Court for New Jersey, and shall be entitled to receive from the employer the persons usual compensation for each day the person is present for jury service in lieu of any payment for juror service as provided in P.L.1993, c.275 (C.22A:1-1.1).

L.1995, c.44, s.1; amended 2001, c.38, s.2.

2B:20-17. Employment protection 
a. An employer shall not penalize an employee with respect to employment, or threaten or otherwise coerce an employee with respect to that employment, because the employee is required to attend court for jury service.

b. An employer who violates subsection a. of this section is guilty of a disorderly persons offense. 

c. If an employer penalizes an employee in violation of subsection a. of this section, the employee may bring a civil action for economic damages suffered as a result of the violation and for an order requiring the reinstatement of the employee. The action shall be commenced within 90 days from the date of the violation or the completion of jury service, whichever is later. If the employee prevails, the employee shall be entitled to a reasonable attorneys fee fixed by the court. 

Source: New


2B:20-18. Oath of allegiance 
The following oath shall be administered to every person summoned for service as a juror who is not excused from service, before beginning service upon the panel: 

"Do you swear or affirm that you will support the Constitution of the United States and the Constitution of this State?" 

Source: 2A:69-1.1


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Kenneth Vercammen was the NJ State Bar Municipal Court Attorney of the Year and past president of the Middlesex County Municipal Prosecutors Association.

Criminal and Motor vehicle violations can cost you. You will have to pay fines in court or receive points on your drivers license. An accumulation of too many points, or certain moving violations may require you to pay expensive surcharges to the N.J. DMV [Division of Motor Vehicles] or have your license suspended. Dont give up! The Law Office of Kenneth Vercammen can provide experienced attorney representation for criminal motor vehicle violations.

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