Recently, a woman juror was arrested for listening to her MP3 player while serving as a jurist during a murder trial.
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The story reads:
It is thought to be the first time that a juror has been accused of listening to music during a trial. John Cooper, a criminal barrister, said that people found guilty of contempt received an average of three years in prison. “It follows a long pedigree of contempt cases including jurors falling asleep and, in one case, jurors who used a Ouija board before they found a defendant guilty,” he said.
To which I say…