Social media, a Trove of Clues and Confessions

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Social media, a Trove of Clues and Confessions

Post by MSI » Sun Feb 16, 2014 1:00 pm

Feb 16, 2014: NY Times: Social media, a Trove of Clues and Confessions
More on social media issues which can help in some cases, which raise 5th amendment issues in others, and which can wreak havoc on jury deliberations and decisions:
  • "Like everyone else, jurors are accustomed to reaching for their smartphones when any question arises, said Leslie Ellis, a jury consultant with TrialGraphix, a litigation consulting firm. “They can’t understand why they can’t do the same in a trial, when the stakes are high and their decision is important.”
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