BRIDGEPORT SUPERIOR COURT

JUROR ACCOMMODATION/COURT INFORMATION

 

The following information is intended to answer general questions regarding your first day of serving jury duty at the Bridgeport Superior Courthouse.  Additional information may be obtained in the Jury Duty Handbook “Your Guide To Jury Duty” - (PDF)

 

ATTENDANCE

First day jurors must sign in upon entering the jury room. Please arrive by the time indicated on your reminder notice.

JUROR PARKING

http://www.jud.ct.gov/jury/Parking/fairfield.htm

ACCOMMODATIONS FOR

THE DISABLED

If you have a disability and need a special accommodation, please call 1-800-842-8175, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., and speak with a customer service representative. If you have a hearing related disability and require assistance, please dial 711. You may also email any request to jury.administration@jud.ct.gov

JUROR STICKERS

Juror stickers will be distributed to you upon arrival. Stickers must be worn at all times while you are in or about the courthouse. Stickers must be returned to the Jury Service Assistant (JSA) before leaving the courthouse at the end of the day.

COURTHOUSE

The Jury Room is located on the seventh floor of the Bridgeport Superior Courthouse. Jurors must avoid all other areas of the courthouse including courtrooms and juror waiting rooms unless you are assigned to them.

COFFEE / TEA

Coffee (regular and decaf) and tea is provided free of charge

SMOKING

Smoking is allowed outside of the building. The Jury Clerk will announce when a break is available should time permit.

ELEVATORS

Jurors are allowed to use the elevator

STAIRWAY

Jurors are allowed to use the stairway.

RESTROOMS

Restrooms are located right outside the jury room by the elevators

TELEVISIONS

All programs are available for your viewing except for the news. Please change the station if news comes on.

ATM

No ATM is available in the courthouse

PUBLIC PAY TELEPHONES

Pay telephones are not available.

LUNCH

Lunch is between 1:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. Lunch will be announced by the JSA. A listing of area food locations is available. If you choose to bring a lunch, there is a refrigerator.

CHANGE MACHINE

We DO NOT have a change machine.

VENDING MACHINES

Vending machines are located in the jury area. There is a soda and snack machine. PLEASE BRING CHANGE

CELL PHONES AND OTHER ELECTRONIC DEVICES

Please see the Chief Court Administrator's press release regarding electronics.

INTERNET ACCESS

Internet access is NOT available in the Jury Assembly rooms.

 

Internet access is available at the Court Service Centers. Availability is limited. WI-FI is NOT available

BEEPERS/RADIO DEVICES, ETC.

Jurors may not bring disruptive items into the courthouse. A disruptive item includes, but is not limited to, the following: a radio, boom box, portable television, compact disc player/recorder, cassette player/recorder. If you have any questions regarding what to bring, contact Jury Administration at 1-800-842-8175.

LAPTOPS Laptops are allowed. Special Note: The jury assembly room is not equipped with electrical outlets. Also, the jury assembly room is not locked during regular business hours.

ATTENDANCE CERTIFICATES

Jurors receiving credit for serving will be mailed a Certificate of Recognition of Juror Service.