Jury blogs interfere with trial protocal

A New Hampshire case involving a juror who posted entries about court duty on his blog has raised the issue of juror blogging, which legal experts said may soon become a regular part of voir dire and jury instructions….We’re not supposed to talk about anything while it’s going on,” he said. But there is some confusion in cyberspace. In July, a blogger made an entry on his laptop from the jury waiting room, which was equipped with wireless Internet. “So of course that means one thing: I’m live blogging jury duty,” wrote the blogger, Matt McCormick. “Is this legal?”

Read A new headache for courts: blogging jurors from the Nationa Law Journal. Commentary from ZDNet.

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