|"Because of the very nature of Twitter as an... online social media site, Juror 2's tweets about the trial were very much public discussions," wrote Associate Justice Donald Corbin.|
|"Even if such discussions were one-sided, it is in no way appropriate for a juror to state musings, thoughts or other information about a case in such a public fashion."|
...and it wasn't even a musing about the case other than that he was physically present.
so? He didn't tweet "totally gonna give this guy the chair". He tweeted some lyrics. Seems like a stupid mistrial (it was a mistrial, right?) Then again, I'm not a judge, or a lawyer, or even a law student...