A federal jury has found former UT student David Kernell guilty of obstruction of justice and unauthorized access in the breach of Sarah Palin‘s e-mail.
The obstruction of justice conviction makes Kernell a felon.
The case is a mistrial on count one, the charge of identity theft.
The jury found Kernell not guilty on count 2, the charge of wire fraud.
Unauthorized access is a misdemeanor lesser included charge from count three, which accused Kernell of felony unlawful computer access.
The jury found Kernell guilty of obstruction of justice. That carries a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison, with a fine up to $250,000.