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The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin will follow the lead of the Seventh Circuit and will be closed on Thursday, November 27, and Friday, November 28, 2014, in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday.
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Magistrate Judge application deadline extended to December 15, 2014.  Please click "Full Story" for more details.  
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Reporting for Jury Duty PDF Print E-mail

REPORTING FOR JURY SERVICE:  You will be instructed to call the court's recorded message the day before you are scheduled to report.  The recorded message can be reached after 4:00 p.m. at  866-894-4703 and will either confirm your service or advise of changes and cancellations. The number is toll free. 

It is very important that you call before reporting for jury service.

TERM OF SERVICE: You will be notified by mail of a date to report.  On that date, you will participate in the jury selection process.  If selected, you will serve until the trial has ended and your term of service will be completed.  Most trials last an average of 3 to 4 days.  If you are not selected, do not report again until you receive another notice.  As a federal juror, you will be required to serve a minimum of three days or on one trial.  Each day you report will count toward the three day minimum requirement.