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REPORT FROM JURY DUTY: defendant looks like a murderer. GUILTY. Waiting for opening remarks.
Twelve minutes later, the Steve Martin jury duty tweets continued with:
"REPORT FROM JURY DUTY: guy I thought was up for murder turns out to be defense attorney. I bet he murdered someone anyway."
The tweets got a lot of attention on Twitter. Several users didn't get the joke and sent Martin warnings not to tweet from the jury pool. Of course Martin wasn't serving on a jury at all and the Steve Martin jury duty tweets were a clever hoax. Actual Tweeting jurors, however, is becoming increasingly common. Reuters reported that judges have overturned verdicts in dozens of criminal and civil cases due to jurors that have been venting in social media while serving on a jury.
Martin posted a number of additional humorous Tweets worthy of reading, including: