Say What?!: Bored Juror’s Facebook Posts Lead to Mistrial in Case

gavelNEW YORK, N.Y. – A New York juror was fined $1,000 and her case was declared a mistrial after she posted details and complaints about her “boredom” on Facebook.

Kimberly Ellis was found in contempt of court and slapped with a $1,000 fine after a Facebook friend tipped off prosecutors and Queens Supreme Court Justice Ira Margulis to her social media posts about the case and jury deliberations.

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