Allen Stanford, Convicted Ponzi Schemer, Seeks New Trial, Blames Twitter

22 03 2012

Via Scoop.itMudmap

turns out it is not only jurors using social media that could throw a trial – apparently the potential for a juror to have inadvertently SEEN a tweet about the trial (not even having actively looked at it – and not even proven to have seen anything) is grounds to try for a mistrial.  I say lock’em’up – the jurors that is!

Via www.huffingtonpost.com

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