Why Jury Duty Matters: A Citizen’s Guide to Constitutional Action

By Andrew Guthrie Ferguson ’94. NYU Press, 2012. Available on Amazon. In Why Jury Duty Matters, Andrew Guthrie Ferguson reminds us that whether we like it or not, we are all constitutional actors. Jury duty provides an opportunity to reflect on that constitutional responsibility. Combining American history, constitutional law, and personal experience, the book engages citizens in the deeper meaning of jury service.