Britain’s judges are resigned to jurors researching their trials online

Judges are “giving up” trying to stop juries using Google, Facebook and Twitter to access potentially false and prejudicial information about defendants, Sir Ken Macdonald, the former director of public prosecutions, has warned.High-profile criminal trials, such as that of Baby P, have been put at risk by material posted abroad but widely available online – and Macdonald admits that the consequences can be serious.
http://www.guardian.co.uk/law/2010/oct/04/judges-resigned-jurors-online-research

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