Tuesday, January 3, 2012

New California Law Effective January 1, 2012, Makes Jurors Misconduct a Misdemeanor

This is a followup to my posting dated 9-27-11 which can be found among "older posts" below.  Effective 1-1-12 California's statutory and mandatory preliminary jury instructions include admonitions against use of social media while serving as a juror, violations of which are punishable as misdemeanors, ie. J-A-I-L. Here is a recent article; click the link and then search Facebook jurors on the site:


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