Friday, October 2, 2015

That Juror Failed to Disclose Being Facebook Friends With Victim's Sister Did Not Result in Mistrial

On the Jur-E Bulletin of the National Center for State Courts it was suggested that judges define for jurors during voir dire what the court means when it says "friend" during jury selection.  It has a different connotation today than even 10 years ago.  Here the juror was a realtor and had a thousand "friends" on Facebook for networking purposes.

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