When Judges Google Evidence, Do Inadmissible Evidence Remain “Unadmitted”?

Yesterday, I was working on a jury instruction, a portion of it read: “You must decide the facts based on the evidence admitted in this trial. Do not do any research on your own or as a group. Do not use dictionaries, the Internet, or other reference materials. Do not investigate the case or conductContinue reading “When Judges Google Evidence, Do Inadmissible Evidence Remain “Unadmitted”?”