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.
A woman juror sobbed as she was told she will be jailed for using Facebook to contact a defendant in a multi-million-pound drugs trial. Joanne Fraill, 40, revealed highly sensitive details about jury room discussions when she swappe... Read Post
A woman on the jury of a case at London’s High Court was found guilty of contempt Friday for communicating with an already-acquitted defendant over Facebook. Forty-year-old Joanne Frail says she communicated with defendant Jamie Sew... Read Post