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
The jury has been deliberating for 3 days in the State v. Marissa Devault death penalty trial. The jury can convict her of First Degree Murder, Second Degree Murder (heat of passion) or it could acquit her - although I find that unlikely. Here is a … [Read more...] about Quick Update on Day 3 of Jury Deliberations in State v. Devault
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
When I was young I remember going to the Riverside drug store and buying candy with my girlfriend Missy. I am sure I purchased a box or two of the "candy cigarettes" and after I tasted them I am fairly certain I didn't buy any more. They were … [Read more...] about Do You Remember Those Candy Cigarettes From When We Were Kids?
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