Opinion: “Can jurors in the internet age avoid being in contempt of court?” – Alex Bailin QC

27 08 2011

Joanne Fraill

The Sun and the Daily Mirror have been found guilty of contempt of court over their coverage of the arrest of Chris Jefferies, Yeates’ landlord, who was later released without charge (see our post here). Joanne Fraill contacted the defendant in the case on which she was a juror via Facebook. She was later tried and found guilty of contempt of court. Read the rest of this entry »