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WA Supremes – No Minimum Wage for Jurors

By Ember Law  |  May 4, 2020

In an 8-1 decision April 9, the Supreme Court ruled that jury duty is not traditional employment and therefore not subject to the state’s Minimum Wage Act.  A copy of the opinion is online here. If you would like to see jurors paid more for their service, capped now at a paltry $10 per day, mention in to your State...

WA Jury Trials Suspended Thru July 6

By Ember Law  |  May 1, 2020

The Washington Supreme Court issued a revised order April 29 with guidelines for continued judicial branch operations during the current pandemic.  In particular the order suspends all jury trials through July 6, 2020.  Read the order online here or at