Jul 062012
 
 July 6, 2012  Court, Online, U.S.

From AP, the latest in the “Juror Number One” case:

The California Supreme Court has suspended a Sacramento judge’s order requiring a juror to submit his Facebook postings about a criminal trial so the judge could decide if the juror’s comments constituted misconduct.

The justices on Monday granted the juror, Arturo Ramirez, a temporary stay of Judge Michael Kenny’s order compelling Ramirez to give Facebook permission to turn over his postings about the 2010 trial involving a gang-related beating.

Read more on CBS.

If you feel like you’re watching a judicial ping pong match, you’re in good company. It was on May 31 that the California Court of Appeal in Sacramento had denied Ramirez’s petition.

h/t, Venkat Balasubramani

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