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Posted 11 months ago in Your Job & The Law Your Personal Rights by Michele Bowman  
Texas Teacher Jailed for Missing Jury Duty

A teacher in Texas lost her job after failing to show up for jury duty and being jailed. It mattered not that she had a great excuse – because she’d already used up her one chance to reschedule.   Bad Day Margaret Young taught at Magnolia Junior High in Montgomery County, Texas, some 40 miles north of Houston, according to a local news report. When she was summoned for jury duty on Apr. 1, she rescheduled it for Apr. 29 …

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