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Texting Juror Locked Up for Contempt

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In Marion County, Oregon, a juror in a criminal trial was jailed for two days after the presiding judge caught him texting. Benjamin Kohler, 26, was singled out by Judge Dennis Graves when the “light glow around [Kohler’s] chest” clued the judge in to the fact that the juror was using his cell phone. Graves […]

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Written by Michelle Fabio

April 22nd, 2013 at 8:37 am

Posted in Legal News

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