Vermont man escapes jury duty by dressing as a prisoner
People will go to crazy lengths to get out of jury duty. It doesn't always work, but one Vermont man successfully avoided serving by showing up dressed as a prisoner.
According to the Caledonian Record, James Lowe was released from jury duty Tuesday after he showed up wearing a black and white striped jumpsuit. Turns out, juror instructions don't restrict clothing.
Lowe arrived on time for jury selection, but was separated by deputies and directed towards the judge. The judge threatened to find Lowe in contempt of court, which may have led to a fine or jail time. While that would have been unfortunate, he would already have a prison uniform.