Friday, March 05, 2010

Juror contacts witness via Facebook

"Forget about jurors googling the name of a defendant or an attorney or going online to research the accuracy of state breath test machines, how about a juror contacting a witness via Facebook with a friend request?

Lest you find it unlikely, that's what happened in a civil trial in the Bronx. After deliberating through a day in a criminal case revolving around the death of two firefighters, juror Karen Krell looked up a firefighter who had testified on Facebook and sent a request to be friends. The firefighter did not accept her request."

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Location Oakland, Ca - Private Investigator