Studies say serving on a jury makes citizens more politically engaged. But too few Americans are showing up to jury duty when summoned, forcing cases to be drastically delayed. A look at the jury system in America today, and why many say it still needs reform.
The U.S. speeds supplies and support to Haiti. President Obama announces a new “bank tax.” And the race to fill Ted Kennedy’s Senate seat tightens. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week’s top national news stories.
- David Welna congressional correspondent, NPR.
- Melinda Henneberger editor-in-chief, PoliticsDaily.com.
- Laura Meckler reporter for "The Wall Street Journal."
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