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Massachusetts Asks Judges to Curb Juror Facebook Use Massachusetts Asks Judges to Curb Juror Facebook Use

In a state first, the Massachusetts Appeals Court has asked judges to more closely monitor the social media use of the jury, so as not to risk a mistrial. Essentially, judges will now make sure jurors stay off Facebook and …

Facebook Friend Request Gets Jail Time Facebook Friend Request Gets Jail Time
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Jacob Jock was called up for jury duty. Defendant comes in to courtroom. Jacob Jock likes how she looks. Jacob Jock sends defendant friend request on Facebook. Judge jails juror Jacob Jock. It’s easy to understand how ill-advised the whole …