Today I had to go to a summons. I’m grateful for living in a country with a “fair” judicial system, and I’m not going to try to avoid my “civic” “obligations”. But it bothers me, why our dear tax-money fed bureaucrats can’t organize things properly. I see no valid excuse why to flagrantly wasting people’s time by asking until the judges and lawyers graciously call us in. Could such a waste of time and productivity not be fixed with a bit of advanced scheduling? For one this would help the economy, and social morale. It this waiting seems something of a hangover from ancient times, when the nobles could simply “ask” the peasants to put their lives on hold. Or am I missing something?
Why not small pools of potential jurors? Or calling them in at appropriate times? Why ask to place things on hold in a systemic manner?