Thaddeus Hoffmeister

Thaddeus Hoffmeister

Professor Thaddeus Hoffmeister teaches courses related to criminal law, technology, and the jury at Dayton University. He also directs the University of Dayton School of Law Criminal Law Clinic where his students represent indigent clients charged with criminal offenses. Hoffmeister previously served as the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs. Hoffmeister also edits two blogs. The first, Juries, which has been continuously published since 2008, focuses on the various issues that arise with jurors and the jury process. His second blog, Social Media Law, examines social media’s impact on the legal system.


Do unbiased jurors exist to serve at Trump’s trials in the age of social media?

By: - September 7, 2023

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 […]