In what is believed to be a first in Palm Beach County, a 24-year-old Boca Raton man faces contempt of court charges for posting comments on Facebook while serving as a juror.
People’s compulsion to use social media while serving on juries has raised concerns of lawyers and judges nationwide. But Alexander Sutton is believed to be the first juror in the county to face up to six months in jail for disobeying a judge’s blanket — and repeated — order to refrain from using the Internet to broadcast his views on a case he was deciding.
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