Reporting Instructions for jurors summoned to report the week of November 28, 2022
If you are assigned to a trial or are asked to return for continuation of jury selection, you MUST follow the Judge's reporting instructions.
PETIT JURORS: Please refer to your juror number on your summons. This is not the same as the candidate ID number. Juror# 2390 thru 2800 are required to report to the Hall of Justice in Camden at the corner of 5th street and Martin Luther King Blvd on Tuesday, November 29, 2022 at 8:15 a.m.
Juror#00001 thru 02389 are on call and should check after 5 PM daily for further reporting instructions.
GRAND JURORS: Grand Jurors summonsed for 11/30/22 and 12/2/22 will receive reporting instructions via email or text by 4pm on Tuesday, 11/29.
Grand Jurors who are sworn are required to report to the Hall of Justice
Thank you very much for your willingness to serve as a juror and for helping the Judiciary continue to provide this vital function of our justice system during these extraordinary times.
Message from Assignment Judge Deborah Silverman Katz
As a juror you play a critical role in our justice system by assuring that disputes are resolved fairly and impartially. I understand that jury service often is an inconvenience and appreciate your willingness to serve. I am sure that through your experience as a juror, you will gain valuable insights into the operation of our courts. Thank you for serving.
Voluntary Demographic InformationThe juror questionnaire includes three voluntary demographic questions. This information helps the Judiciary understand the diversity and representativeness of jury pools. Your responses to these questions are optional and will not affect your selection. More information can be found at this link.
Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) Policy
Advise the Jury Management Office if you require an accommodation in order to serve. You can reach the Jury Management Office by phone ator by email at .
Juror Parking Directions
Parking for Camden County Hall of Justice
A daily parking lot is located across the street from the Hall of Justice at 400 Dr. Martin Luther King Blvd. Short term parking is also available at parking meters.
Free parking is available for jurors at the juror parking lot, located one block from the Hall of Justice at 100 S. 3rd St. (on the corner of Martin Luther King Blvd. and 3rd St.) Take Martin Luther King Blvd. to 3rd Street and make a right. The parking lot will be on your left. Please have your juror information available to show the attendant upon entering the lot.
Public Transportation to Camden County Hall of Justice
The PATCO Hi-Speedline stops at Broadway and City Hall stations, one block from the Hall of Justice.
NJ Transit stops at Broadway Station or City Hall.
Parking for 6 Executive Campus
Parking is available in front of building 5 and 6 and to the back of the building. Designated handicap parking spots are located in front of building 5 and 6.
Public Transportation to 6 Executive Campus
NJ Transit buses are available for transportation and will place you within walking distance of building 5 and 6 at Executive Campus.
Jurors reporting for service should wear clothing appropriate for an appearance in court. Shorts, t-shirts, uniforms or clothing containing statements or offensive symbols are not permitted. All hats must be removed when in a courtroom. Comfortable clothing is also advisable.
- Cell phones, pagers and electronic devices must be turned off in the courtroom.
- You are not permitted to read newspapers or other materials in the courtroom.
- You are not permitted to bring food or beverages into the courtroom.
If You Are Selected As A Juror
- The trial judge will instruct you regarding the trial schedule, reporting times, any recesses, lunch arrangements, etc.
- The judge's instructions will take precedence over any general instructions given in the assembly area.
- You must wear your juror badge at all times, including during lunch.
Other Factors Relating To Your Juror Service
- The daily fee for petit jurors is $5 for the first 3 days and $40 for each day after 3 days.
- The daily fee for grand jurors is $5 for each day of service.
- Checks are processed on Friday.
- Your juror check will generally be received within 3 weeks.
- Check with your employer or your union representative, or read your employee handbook if you have questions about whether you will be compensated by your employer while serving as a juror.
Be aware that N.J.S.A. 2B:20-17 protects jurors from employment related retaliation and provides for the possibility of both criminal and civil sanctions.
Term of Service
Please be advised that the term of service for petit jurors is one day or for the duration of one trial if selected. If you are not selected on your date of service and not told by the trial judge to return the following day to complete jury selection, your term of service is completed that day. Once your service is completed, you may request to be excused if summoned again within three years.
The courthouse is a non-smoking facility. If you leave the courthouse to smoke, you must inform jury staff so that we are aware of your location at all times.
Failure to Report
Individuals who fail to respond to a jury summons or fail to report when summoned may be subject to penalties including fines. If you have forgotten to appear as scheduled for jury service, please contact the Jury Management Office immediately at.