But the governor drew the line at allowing legal immigrants to serve on juries. “Jury service, like voting, is quintessentially a prerogative and responsibility of citizenship,” Mr. Brown said in a brief veto message. “This bill would permit lawful permanent residents who are not citizens to serve on a jury. I don’t think that’s right.”
Tuesday, October 8, 2013
Veto Halts Bill for Jury Duty by Noncitizens in California
Wow! Another whiff of sanity from CA. Too bad it's just a whiff and not a tornado.