TITLE

A Practical Guide to the Development of Jury Charges Regarding Social Media

AUTHOR(S)
Zimmerman, J. Paul
PUB. DATE
March 2013
SOURCE
American Journal of Trial Advocacy;Spring2013, Vol. 36 Issue 3, p641
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Perhaps one of the greatest concerns among judges and attorneys presented by the digital age is juror use of social media. This Article highlights the host of problems associated with juror use of social media, including juror misconduct, disregard for courts' instructions, and impartiality. By discussing these problems, the author offers suggestions for minimizing juror misconduct and emphasizes the need for specific jury instructions tailored to encompass social media concerns.
ACCESSION #
110609494

 

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