Weinstein Judge Threatens Jail For Jurors' Social Media Posts

Law360, New York (January 13, 2020, 7:05 PM EST) -- A Manhattan state court judge presiding over the rape trial of Harvey Weinstein warned prospective jurors — including supermodel Gigi Hadid — not to post on social media about their experience, threatening possible jail time for anyone violating a court order against it.

New York State Supreme Court Justice James Burke beseeched a pool of 120 potential jurors not to repeat the behavior of a couple of prospective jurors last week who posted on Twitter and Facebook about being in the jury pool for the case, facts that were raised by Weinstein's attorneys in a motion seeking to nix those individuals...

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