Lawyers Given OK to Review South Dakota Juror's Social Media Sites

Posted on Jul 29, 2014

The American Bar Association (ABA) has ruled that lawyers are allowed to search a juror’s or potential juror’s public Internet presence, which can include postings by the juror in advance of and during a trial.

However, sending “friend” requests, “following” or other such access requests are considered an ethics violation, the ABA said.

 

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