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Should Jurors be Allowed to Google Their Defendants?

Theodora Dallas was recently handed a six-month jail sentence for looking up the details of a defendant on Google while serving as a jury member on a case. Yes, that's against the rules, but surely we can't expect people to voluntarily seal themselves in an impenetrable bubble just because they've been press-ganged into doing jury duty?