Social Media Changing Face of Voir Dire

December 14, 2012Quotes & Mentions
Columbus Business First
There are no hard and fast rules for litigators using social media to gain insight about a potential juror selection. But they might want to proceed with caution - certain communications with jurors can lead to a suspension from practice, having a juror dismissed from a trial or a lawyer being found in contempt of court, said Dinsmore’s Nita Hanson.

Read the full story below to learn why checking social media pages during trial could be viewed as intimidation of jurors, why the courts may soon crackdown on what electronics are permitted in the courtroom and more.