Judge Stephens issued her order regarding whether cameras will be allowed in the courtroom during the retrial of the penalty phase in State v. Jodi Arias. I am happy to report that yes, cameras will be allowed! However, no coverage can be aired … [Read more...] about Cameras Allowed in Retrial of Jodi Arias
MKL's take on the Opening Statements in Devault Today I was in the courtroom for the opening statements in the State v. Marissa Devault case. This is a death penalty case in Maricopa County. The State is alleging Devault murdered her husband by … [Read more...] about Opening Statements in St. v. Marissa Devault
At this time last year our Country started the downward spiral of obsession with the State v. Jodi Arias trial. The last part of the story will begin on March 17 with the jury selection for the re-trial of the penalty phase. Another trial that just … [Read more...] about The Next Big Trial In Maricopa County is Here – St. v. Marissa Devault
If you are planning to celebrate the end of 2013 and the beginning of 2014 you are obviously aware of the consequences of drinking too much (a hangover) of driving drunk (a DUI conviction) and of kissing the wrong person (use your imagination … [Read more...] about Unintended Consequences of Celebrating New Year’s Eve
A lot a movement has happened in State v. Jodi Arias in the past couple days leading up to the status conference scheduled for Monday, August 26. It is anticipated that the firm trial date will be scheduled on Monday. Additionally, the Judge may … [Read more...] about Motions and Twitter and Juries Oh My! (State v. Jodi Arias)
Kanye West had a slight altercation with a "papparazzo" at the airport a short while ago and although the district attorney declined to press any assault charges, a civil lawsuit against the outspoken rapper has in fact ensued. Guess who is … [Read more...] about Kanye, Kanye, Kanye – Being Sued and Making Statements
Let me give you some free advice...are you ready? Have a pen and paper to write this down? Okay, here you go: DO NOT WAIT UNTIL THE LAST MINUTE BEFORE YOU CALL AN ATTORNEY! I received a call the other day at about 10:00 a.m. from someone who … [Read more...] about You Waited Until the Last Minute?
I was very surprised that the Jury stopped its deliberations at 6pm tonight. I expected them to deliberate until around 10pm tonight. They are sequestered which means they cannot go home to their own beds, pillows or loved ones until the verdict is … [Read more...] about Zimmerman Jury Stops