God damn it.
From Raw Story:
Fitzgerald is going to have to run this case all over again. Very demoralizing, considering this gives the administration another several months perhaps of cover before a verdict. Maybe the judge can straighten this mess out, but it will forever cloud this case.
The CIA leak case may be "on the verge of a mistrial," as a juror has been exposed to outside media reports, MSNBC's David Shuster reports.
"The jury now, which is in its fourth day of deliberations, has a major problem which could put this entire case on the verge of a mistrial," Shuster said. "The jury foreperson sent the judge a note this morning, saying that one of the jurors in this panel had contact with news coverage of this case and used that information as part of the jury deliberations with others."(more)