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Juror Tries To Facebook Friend The Defendant

A Sarasota Florida juror attempted to Facebook “friend” a defendant in a case on which he was a juror. The juror claimed it was just a ploy to get off the jury but the judge is seeing it as a much bigger issue which could result in jail time for the juror. The jocular nature of many social media posts and tweets do not go over well in the real world. Read about it here.