Social Media: A New Jury Selection Tool

Social Media: A New Jury Selection Tool By Ryan Flinn (Bloomberg Business Week) More Web-savvy lawyers and legal consultants are investigating jurors’ backgrounds and biases via Facebook, Twitter, and the like – When jurors were chosen for the perjury trial of baseball star Barry Bonds last month, they were barred from using social media as they considered the case. Such a ban doesn’t extend to lawyers, who increasingly mine Facebook profiles of jurors… http://www.businessweek.com/magazine/content/11_18/b4226028093461.htm

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Social Media: A New Jury Selection Tool