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Jury duty at Camden courthouse

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brightman Apr 2, 2013 07:32 PM

Is there anything within walking distance?

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    Zod1978m Jan 12, 2014 09:22 AM

    Market street pizza at victor building is what you are looking for. Ask the cops and L10 workers about that place. I work at city hall and where most people go for lunch. I believe they even deliver to jurors. Check them out on facebook. But Always ask the cops, they know better than everybody, where to go and where to order from.

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      tzanghi Apr 5, 2013 02:38 PM

      Currently go to school at Rutgers. Nothing chow worthy, as has been said. Best options are Donkey's and there's a decent lunch truck on 5th street next to the law school called "Black-Eyed Susans."

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        truman Apr 4, 2013 10:48 AM

        And worst-case scenario, there is a snack bar-type place in the building. You probably will not have time to drive anywhere - I remember getting only a 30-40 minute break when I had jury duty there in 2011.

        EDIT: I had state, not federal, JD - not sure if both are in the same building.

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          Tom34 Apr 3, 2013 06:44 AM

          If Camden was a foreign country, the State Department would have a no travel advisory in place. Again, check with the Sheriff's Officers at the Court House doors or speak to whats left of Camden City PD if you can find one.

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            DirtyJerzey Apr 3, 2013 02:46 AM

            Its not "chow worthy" but down by Campbells field is the Victor. Standard bar food, just throw back a few cold ones. People need to relax on their Camden fright. True its dangerous but anywhere a non Camden resident usually goes in the city isn't that bad. Working in the LE field there most of the crime is drug/gang related and the regular Joe doesn't have too much to worry about.

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              deprofundis Apr 2, 2013 09:06 PM

              I went to college in Camden, right near the courthouse. I don't think there's anything "chow" worthy around there, but there are plenty of places to grab lunch. If you have time, hop in your car and go to Donkey's for a cheesesteak. There may be some decent Mexican places, but I don't know if any are near the courthouse. I remember going to one place called Mexico Lindo (I think) around like 30th & Federal (not near the courthouse, but not a long drive either).

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                Tom34 Apr 2, 2013 08:49 PM

                Camden was ranked the most dangerous city in the Country in 2012 and that was before they lost 50% of their police force early this year. My wife used to work at a hospital in Camden and she was escorted to her car by armed guards. My advice would be to ask the Sheriffs Officers manning the metal detectors where they would go if they were NOT armed. My guess is that they would advise brown bagging it.

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