27. What should or shouldn't I bring with me when I report for jury duty?

Type: 
Jury FAQ
Answer: 

Required:

  • Photo ID (required to enter the building);
  • Jury summons (you may be asked to identify yourself as a juror); and
  • Enough clothing and personal items to accommodate a stay of up to five days if you live 60 or more miles away (one-way) and are staying overnight.

 

Allowed personal items:

  • Newspaper, book, magazine, etc.;
  • Laptop computer (if you present your summons upon entering the building; free wireless Internet access is available in Omaha and Lincoln);
  • Food, snacks, or items for special dietary needs (refrigerators and microwaves are available); and
  • Cellular phone (if you present your summons upon entering the building; must be turned off or silenced in courtroom).

 

Not allowed:

  • Weapons;
  • Cameras and other image/video devices;
  • Mace or pepper spray;
  • Portable TVs; and
  • Radios.