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Juror Faces Jail Time For Friend Requesting Defendent

Things not to do if you are a juror in a high profile case: friend request the defendant on Facebook. That's exactly what British woman Joanne Fraill did and the action may just land her in jail for being in contempt of court. Fraill was a juror in a drug case with four defendants. After one of them was acquitted—a 34-year-old woman named Jamie Sewart—Fraill found her on Facebook and struck up a conversation.
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