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Internet, Science & Technology, Society

Criminal courts and Facebook: shocking legal ramifications

It’s a critical facet of common law, that of the anonymity of jurists helping to judge evidence in criminal trials. Recently it was learned that lawyers in Quebec could use Facebook to discover the identity of people serving on jurys. »

Health, Society

Jurors who face gruesome, long trials may need help

A Canadian government committee is examining the impact of jury duty on those who are called to serve.  Jurors may suffer psychological effects and financial losses, particularly in cases where the evidence or testimony is particularly horrific and the trial »