How the New Jersey Judiciary Summons Jurors

Who Is Responsible For Summoning Jurors?

The Assignment Judge of the vicinage is responsible for summoning jurors.

What is a vicinage?

Courthouse, Cumberland County, Bridgeton, New Jersey, New Jersey, NJ, jurors, jury dutyThe Superior Courts of New Jersey have limited authority. In addition to personal jurisdiction, another limitation relates to geography.

The territory where a Superior Court exercises authority is a vicinage. Consequently, eleven New Jersey vicinages share their boundary with their county. For example, Vicinage 4 and Camden County share the same borders. Additionally, four vicinages comprise more than one county. For example, Vicinage 15 includes the Counties of Gloucester, Cumberland, and Salem. Read more