Wednesday, November 28, 2007

Jury Duty

the scales of justice
Ack! I've been calling in ALLL week and have been excused. Tomorrow (Thursday) I have to report to the Hollywood Court for jury duty. I guess I can take my crocheting, but might have the knitting confiscated. I'll bring plastic needles and see what happens.

Results of today's contest will be announced tomorrow evening.....after court!

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3 Comments:

At 10:32 PM PST, Blogger Will Pillage For Yarn said...

Aw... if it's anything like the downtown court, don't risk it, bring a book instead. They're pretty strict on the knitting needles. :-( I just had jury duty a few weeks ago and I couldn't even get a crochet hook in.

Good luck tomorrow, hope you get out of the jury pool!

 
At 11:36 PM PST, Blogger Leah said...

I had a different experience, I didn't try to bring anything in. But another lady brought her knitting needles in the the Federal court Downtown.
So I guess you'll just have to use your own judgment. Good luck!!

 
At 12:54 PM PST, Blogger Madge said...

In my experience it's totally random if your hooks/needles are allowed or not. And lame. You can do more damage with a ball point than you can a crochet hook; just another way the man keeps us down. Ahem. The last time I was called I smuggled my Addi Turbo crochet hook in my Filofax, and it went through the scanner without a problem. (I hid the balls of yarn in my bag under my lunch, book and sweater.) Yeah, I'm totally guerrilla when it comes to jury duty. Hope you were allowed a little stitchin' time!

 

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