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British juror faces jail over Facebook chat

LONDON – A British juror was warned by a judge on Tuesday that she faces jail for contacting a defendant on the social networking site Facebook, causing the collapse of a major drugs trial. In what is believed to be the first case of its kind in Britain involving the…

Facebook post gets Detroit-area juror in hot water

Detroit-area juror faces contempt hearing after predicting a guilty verdict on Facebook A judge removed a juror from a trial in suburban Detroit after the young woman wrote on Facebook that the defendant was guilty. The problem? The trial wasn’t over. Hadley Jons, of Warren just north of Detroit, could…