Joanne Fraill
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Is Facebook changing courtroom justice?

A juror who used Facebook to contact a defendant during a trial to discuss the case faces up to two years in jail.

London's High Court heard that Joanne Fraill contacted Jamie Sewart who had already been acquitted in a drugs trial.

It is believed to be the first time a person has ever been prosecuted for contempt of court using the internet.

The incident led to a series of drugs cases collapsing at a cost of £6million.

Matt Prodger reports from the High Court.

  • 14 Jun 2011
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