Thaddeus Hoffmeister is a professor of law at the University of Dayton. He teaches courses related to criminal law, technology, and the jury. He also directs the UDSL Criminal Law Clinic, where his students represent indigent clients charged with criminal offenses. Hoffmeister has published a number of books, law review articles, and essays exploring juries, the criminal justice system, and the internet. His most recent book is entitled "The Internet of Things and the Law."
As trial dates approach for former President Donald Trump’s indictments, both he and prosecutors are already claiming it will be hard to secure an impartial jury. Special counsel Jack Smith has said Trump’s public statements risk contaminating the jury pool for the charges he will face in a federal court in Washington, D.C., related to his efforts […]