Summary Box: New trial in Ark. after juror tweet

ANOTHER CHANCE: The Arkansas Supreme Court tossed out a death row inmate’s murder conviction and said he deserves a new trial because one juror slept and another tweeted during court proceedings.

VIOLATING COURT RULES: The trial judge had instructed jurors not to post on the Internet or communicate with anyone about the case.

THE ARGUMENTS: An assistant attorney general had argued that the tweets were merely about the juror’s feelings and not about specifics of the trial. The high court says they were inappropriate.