Norton To Introduce Bill To Increase D.C. Juror Pay, After Securing Increase In Federal Juror Pay

Norton to Introduce Bill to Increase D.C. Juror Pay, After Securing Increase in Federal Juror Pay

Mar 27, 2018

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WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today announced she will introduce legislation, the District of Columbia Juror Pay Parity Act, to increase the pay of D.C. Superior Court jurors.  Currently, D.C. Superior Court jurors receive $30 per day, and, under the Home Rule Act, only the D.C. Courts and Congress have the authority to increase D.C. juror pay.  Norton’s bill provides that D.C. jurors receive pay equal to federal jurors.  Last week, Norton helped secure a pay increase from $40 to $50 per day for federal jurors in the omnibus spending bill, …

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