Bressler Principal Diana Manning was quoted in the Bloomberg BNA article “Called for Jury Duty? That Facebook Rant is Fair Game.” The article discusses the value in researching jurors’ social media posts early in the trial process and how attorneys should be diligent about this process.
“If they had the information while selecting the jury, they would have used a peremptory challenge or moved to dismiss for cause because the defendant was a cop and the juror was biased against cops,” Diana told Bloomberg BNA. In fact, Diana said, “at least 17 states have issued proclamations to lawyers saying they have an obligation to be competent with technology.”
Diana’s practice includes the defense of professionals against claims of negligence and breach of fiduciary duty.
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