28 U.S.C. § 1861 : US Code - Section 1861: Declaration of policy

Search 28 U.S.C. § 1861 : US Code - Section 1861: Declaration of policy

      It is the policy of the United States that all litigants in
    Federal courts entitled to trial by jury shall have the right to
    grand and petit juries selected at random from a fair cross section
    of the community in the district or division wherein the court
    convenes. It is further the policy of the United States that all
    citizens shall have the opportunity to be considered for service on
    grand and petit juries in the district courts of the United States,
    and shall have an obligation to serve as jurors when summoned for
    that purpose.