Tweets Let Attorneys Know When Jurors Misbehave

Law360, New York (October 23, 2009, 4:18 PM EDT) -- The linked-in nature of today's jury pool is making it harder to shield jurors from external information about their case. But it could also give attorneys another arrow in their quiver when things haven't gone so well.

“I think probably Facebook and Twitter are a good thing, because to the extent that people are going to violate the judges' order, we as attorneys would like to know about it,” said Victor Vital, a partner at Baker Botts LLP.

“If I get a verdict against me and...
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