Will social media force change on jury trials?

This is an intriguing idea but maybe the notion of jurors living in a complete blackout during trial is no longer practical in the age of social networking and maybe not even beneficial for justice.

Long, long ago, juries weren’t isolated from all information while deliberating but were kept free from conflicts of interest.  Now, that such isolation is increasingly impractical, maybe we should consider returning to a different notion of what constitutes a fair and impartial jury.


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