Does Social Media Impact Jurors?

May 14, 2012 Updated May 14, 2012 at 7:07 PM EDT

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May 14, 2012 Updated May 14, 2012 at 7:07 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. ( WKBW) Defense attorney Barry Covert joins Eyewitness News to offer analysis of the manslaughter trial of Dr. James Corasanti.

Monday, testimony was delayed in the morning while attorneys on both sides met with Judge Sheila DiTullio.

When they returned, testimony from an auto technician centered on the car Corasanti was driving that night.

In addition to discussing the testimony with Keith Radford, counselor Covert also discussed the impact social media is having on cases across the country. Can jurors text, Facebook, and "tweet" about trials?

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