PRETRIAL PUBLICITY

Newspaper, television, radio and internet coverage that may or may not lead prospective jurors to form an opinion on guilt or innocence before a criminal trial begins.

PRETRIAL PUBLICITY: "The judge ordered a gag order on the media because of fears of pretrial publicity in the assault case."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PRETRIAL PUBLICITY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/pretrial-publicity/ (accessed February 16, 2020).
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