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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 Twitter during trials, regarding any conversations about the case. The change was prompted by a Plymouth Superior Court larceny case …

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