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"Now, Jurymen, hear my advice."
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Oh, how I tried to get out of jury duty.
Cook County Circuit Court Judge Edward Burr was having none of it.
So I served.
And it was inspiring.
But after the trial ended, I had the last laugh: I, um, summoned the judge to be a guest on my radio show later in that month of February 1996.
Listen to learn why I recommend people who have a chance to serve on a jury do whatever they can to make it happen.
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