Juror Privacy Issues

This angry dissent by Judge Posner in from denial of rehearing en banc in US v. Blagojevich discusses a number of very interesting issues relating to the release of juror names in a high-profile criminal trial.

I'm left thinking that Posner is right that the Easterbrook opinion he savages is a bad opinion, but I'm still torn on the underlying merits.

Update & Note: there seems to be no way to link directly to the opinion, as the 7th circuit website creates temporary URLs for each copy. So to read it, go to the US v. Blagojevich docket and find the per curiam opinion with dissent issued on 7/14/2010.

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2 Responses to Juror Privacy Issues

  1. Donald A. Coffin says:

    The link to Posner’s dissent appears to be broken.

  2. michael says:

    The 7th circuit has a weird way of serving opinions with temporary URLs. I’ve posted instructions how to find it above.

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