Be the victim of a similar crime (AKA it happened to you before)
This is where telling a white lie can easily help you escape jury duty. You can claim that you were the victim of a similar crime, and as long as there is no way that the judge or any of the attorneys can prove that you’re lying, you’re in the clear. This works really well for cases like armed robbery. You could tell the court that you were once held at gunpoint before or mugged, and they would be none the wiser. If there’s no evidence for it or against it, they’ll believe you 99% of the time.
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