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Jury Selection in the Digital Age

St. Francis School of Law Dean Carole J. Buckner recently spoke to the Long Beach Bar Association on Legal Ethics, Social Media and the Jury.  Jury selection, which used to rely heavily on the observations and intuitions of trial attorneys, has entered the digital...

California Addresses Prosecutorial Misconduct

The State of California has taken some bold moves recently to address prosecutorial misconduct.  The legislature passed and Governor Brown signed a bill, effective January 1, 2017, making it a felony for prosecutors to withhold evidence.  The California State Bar...