Should smart phones be banned from the courtroom during trials ?  A Kansas judge had to declare a mistrial recently in a murder trial . A local reporter from the Topeka Capital-Journal got permission from the court to use her camera phone to tweet from a murder trial. The reporter was even allowed to take

A  trial in the Criminal Courts of Nashville Davidson County had an interesting outcome Monday. Four individuals were on trial for aggravated kidnapping as well as some other charges. During jury selection , it became apparent to defense counsel that there might not be enough jurors left to finish  the jury selection process . .The