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Word on the Street: American Bar Association allows lawyers to scope juror social media pages

Some think it?s to be expected, but others

Some think it’s to be expected, but others believe it should be prohibited. (June 23, 2014 11:29 AM)

Your social media activities could get extra views if you're pegged for jury duty.  

The American Bar Association says it's OK for lawyers to look at the public social media pages of potential jurors. They're also allowed to also use Facebook and Twitter to keep tabs on jurors who are currently serving on a case. 

However, the ABA warns lawyers against following or friending...

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