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  • Facebook Post Juror Gets Fined, Removed, Assigned Homework
    By on September 3, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    eldavojohn writes “A Michigan judge removed a juror after a Facebook comment and also fined her $250 and required her to write a five-page paper about the constitutional right to a fair trial. The juror was ‘very sorry’ and the judge chastised her, saying, ‘You violated your oath. You had decided she was already guilty without hearing the other side.’”

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  • NFL player fined $25K for writing “Pay Me…” on his shoes
    By on September 19, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    Dunta Robinson’s shoe stunt in Sunday’s season opener cost him $25,000.