Can you be sanctioned for being badly dressed in court? In a word, yes.
The rule is juror’s are to do no independent research online during a trial and violation of that rule can and does lead to mistrials – or worse.
One of the most common questions asked of a lawyer is: how can I get out of jury duty? So what is your responsibility to report for jury duty, and your employer’s responsibility to let you?
Jurors are set to hear closing arguments Thursday at the trial of a man accused in a fatal carjacking that began at an Atlantic City casino.
After weeks of testimony, the case that kick-started national conversations about gay youths and Internet privacy was sent Wednesday to a jury that must decide whether a former Rutgers University student is a criminal or just a young man who was confused by seeing two men kiss.