Social Media, the Internet, and Trial by Jury
Posted: 29 Oct 2018
Date Written: October 2018
This review starts with a historical overview of trial by jury and then moves to a discussion of media and communication. This is followed by an examination of the advantages and disadvantages associated with jurors and digital technology. The heart of the article is a review of six scholarly studies that attempt to explain why jurors use the Internet, as well as methods for combating such use. The article concludes with recommendations for future areas of research.
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