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Forget the Jury Consultant, Just Google

On September 14, 2010 By JETLaw

If it’s okay to Google someone before a first date or job interview, why not during the jury selection process?

During a Morris County medical malpractice trial on May 14, 2009, Superior Court Judge David Rand asked plaintiff’s lawyer Mitchell Makowicz Jr. if he was Googling jurors’ names during the selection process.  The [...]

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Jurors Oversharing on Facebook

On September 2, 2010 By Lauren Gregory

When twenty year-old Michigan resident Hadley Jons logged onto Facebook a during a break from jury duty and saw the familiar “What’s on your mind?” prompt, she didn’t hesitate to answer: “[A]ctually excited for jury duty tomorrow,” she wrote on August 11. “It’s gonna be fun to tell the defendant they’re GUILTY.”

Now Jons is [...]

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