Jury sides with Courtney Love in trial over tweet

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Posted: Saturday, January 25, 2014 12:00 am | Updated: 1:05 pm, Mon Mar 31, 2014.

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A jury on Friday rejected a defamation case against Courtney Love over a Twitter post that suggested one of her attorneys had been "bought off" for not pursuing a lawsuit over her late husband's estate.

The verdict came after roughly three hours of deliberation in a case that spanned eight days and focused on the Hole frontwoman's postings on the social networking site. The case centered on one 2010 post that suggested that San Diego attorney Rhonda Holmes had been "bought off" and that was why she wasn't representing the singer anymore.

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