Interviews with dozens of leading journalists and attorneys found that U.S. government surveillance is eroding critically important freedoms.
In-trial social media use among jurors could constitute a constitutional violation, but pre-trial social media use can be a boon in jury selection.
Two members of a Macomb County, Michigan, jury posted updates to Facebook while the trial was still being heard late last month. Before the jury had reached a verdict, the foreman had indicated online that he was considering a sentence and was already predisposed to a verdict. “Not cool a young man is dead another young man will be in prison for