December 9, 2011
This photo provided Dec. 7, 2011, by the Arkansas Department of Correction shows Erickson Dimas-Martinez who was convicted in 2010 in the slaying of Derrick Jefferson. The Arkansas Supreme Court has tossed out the death row inmate's murder conviction, finding misconduct among jurors who slept and tweeted during the proceedings. (Photo via AP)
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The Arkansas Supreme Court on Thursday 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.