Juror Web posts prompt new trial

Kidnap conviction tossed

Posted: January 14, 2014 at 4:06 a.m.

Ruling that a juror’s Facebook posts violated a standard of conduct set by the Arkansas Supreme Court, a judge in Pulaski County Circuit Court has vacated the kidnapping conviction and life sentence imposed last month on a North Little Rock man, granting the defendant’s request for a new trial.

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Arkansas, Pages 9 on 01/14/2014