Social Media and the Courts

Panelists talked about the impact of social media on the courts. Former Judge Dennis Sweeney and Professor Genelle Belmas talked about… read more

Panelists talked about the impact of social media on the courts. Former Judge Dennis Sweeney and Professor Genelle Belmas talked about a new generation of jurors who were “digital natives.” Judge Sweeney told a story of five jurors who friended each other on Facebook during a trial. Other topics included judges who use Twitter and the future of the courts. They also responded to questions from the audience. close

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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 10, 2011
Last Aired:
Aug 24, 2011

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  • Aug 10, 2011 | 11:06pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 11, 2011 | 4:23am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 11, 2011 | 7:22am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 11, 2011 | 1:37pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 24, 2011 | 3:03pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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