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Cook County has courthouses in Maywood, Downtown Chicago, Skokie, and Rolling Meadows. But someone from the north suburbs could be asked to come for jury duty at the Maywood court. And someone from the far south side could be asked to drive to Rolling Meadows. Assuming people want to do their civic duty, why can't the county break things down by zip code and have folks go to the circuit courthouse nearest their home? Wouldn't some simple software adjustments make things a lot easier for potential jurors?

Asked by Jason Marck

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