SJC: Blind people can serve as jurors

Judges would decide on case-by-case basis

IF A BLIND JUROR is called for jury duty, a judge must decide on a case-by-case basis whether that juror is capable of serving, according to a unanimous decision issued Thursday by the Supreme Judicial Court. The SJC, in an opinion written by Justice Kimberly Budd, ruled in Commonwealth vs. Lawrence Heywood that a judge(...)

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