When Jury Duty Calls Richard Gottfried

Assemblyman Richard Gottfried, who has been representing parts of Murray Hill and nearby neighborhoods since 1970, is not in the office this Friday afternoon, and for good reason.

He’s serving on jury duty.

Gottfried called me during a brief break to say, “It’s quite fascinating. I expected going in that it would be the most interesting thing I’ve done in years. And it is. I’m finding it enormously educational.”