Friday, January 11, 2013

Juror Misconduct? Steve Martin Tweets from Jury Duty

The ABA Journal reports comedian Steve Martin has been seated on a jury and is humorously Tweeting as the trial progresses. We've covered juror misconduct and new social media in a previous blog post (Trial Attorneys Beware - Legal Research Could Cause a Mistrial). Do comedians get a pass? Would your opinion depend on whether you're the defendant, judge, or prosecutor?