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Trial gets step closer for youth

...were tried before the county's jury clerk adjusts the jury pool to reflect...discrimination, and in Richmond County the jury clerk has consistently adjusted the jury...demographics of the community. The jury clerk has until 2002 to make the adjustments...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/05/01/met_310263.shtml
Metro
Richmond County expands jury pool

...chance of being chosen for jury duty beginning July 1.The changes in the county's jury pool start this month when Jury Clerk Joan Shackelford receives a list of all potential Richmond County voters from the Georgia Department of Driver Services...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2012-05-07/richmond-county-expand
Jurors need no excuses

...adults on how they feel about jury service. Too bad. They could have simply asked Joan Shackelford. The Richmond County jury clerk could have predicted that three-fourths of the respondents to the ABA survey would totally reject any notion that jury...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/15/edi_425328.shtml
Editorials
Meshing old and new jury pools has created issues

...In fact, since July 1, when Georgia expanded the number of citizens eligible for jury duty, Richmond County's jury clerk averages 600 calls a week."Everything has pretty much more than doubled," Shackelford said about the results of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2012-10-06/meshing-old-and-new-ju
Richmond County jury system to change

...no-shows; several counties in South Florida have a similar no-show rate of about 50 percent.Not so in Richmond County.Jury Clerk Joan Shackelford hasn't calculated the percentage of unanswered summonses for several years, but says it's "well...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-07-13/richmond-county-jury-system-c
Rants & Raves

...done before calling him a hero.THIS IS A RAVE for one of our Richmond County employees. Ms. Joan Shakleford in the Jury Clerk's Office is a most pleasant person to deal with. My daughter got a jury summons but she is off at school so Ms. Joan...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2010-08-20/rants-raves-0
Metro | Rants and raves
Identity thieves using juror ruse

...ask for a Social Security number over the telephone like that," said Ms. Schackelford, who is the Richmond County jury clerk. Although failure to appear for jury duty is considered a serious matter, Ms. Schackelford said her department tends...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/07/13/met_88732.shtml
Metro | Richmond County Crime
Jury's makeup diverse

...specialist, a nutritionist and a writer. One is self-employed, and the occupations of a few were unknown to the jury clerk who provided demographic information about the panel. From those demographics, almost nothing can be gleaned about...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/12/01/met_276304.shtml
Metro
Luck of the draw determines who gets jury duty

...case or criminal capital case. In Augusta, 20,000 potential jurors are in the "jury bank," said Ruth Bowers, jury clerk. Citizens will know if their names are going in the jury bank because they will first receive a questionnaire, Mrs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1996/08/19/met_199229.shtml
Metro
Maintenance crew learns more complex job at judicial center

...building, especially on Monday mornings when residents answer jury summons. Smith said he recently coordinated with Jury Clerk Joan Shackel ford and Chief Judge Car lisle Overstreet to allow jurors to come in early.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2012-05-12/maintenance-crew-learn