Calif. Senate OKs Bill To Let Noncitizens Sit On Juries
On a 25-11 vote along party lines, the state Senate floor advanced A.B. 1401, which would amend existing law to include “lawful permanent immigrants” as prospective trial jurors. If approved by the governor, the measure would make California the first in the nation to do away with the restriction on noncitizens from serving on juries.
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