Social Media, Jurors and Jury Instructions (Column)

By Mark A. Berman

The New York Law Journal published Executive Committee member Mark Berman’s column mentioning the Commercial and Federal Litigation Section’s report Social Media Jury Instruction Report. (may require subscription)

In his State E-Discovery column, Mark A. Berman uses the recent decision in ‘People v. Neulander’ as a basis for his discussion of the significance of a juror’s improper use of social media, which can rock the foundation of a party’s right to a fair trial. He touches upon the various ethical and privacy issues that are tangled into the issue.

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