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
Aaron Hernandez, who was released by the New England Patriots, was arrested today for murder of his finacee's sister's boyfriend. Did you follow that? Ah, the tangled web we weave. Over the next several months we will hear about the … [Read more...] about Nothing Good Happens After Midnight – Ask Former New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez
On Wednesday, June 26, Judge Nelson allowed in several previous non-emergency 911 calls made by George Zimmerman into the trial. Background: George Zimmerman was a neighborhood watch volunteer who, over a span of many years, made numerous, around … [Read more...] about Why Did The Calls Come In?
The State v. George Zimmerman trial continued today with opening statements by each side. Besides opening statements, there was something else that happened. There was a discussion, held in open court, about Trayvon Martin's parents being allowed … [Read more...] about Fair Is A Four Letter Word in State v. Zimmerman
The jury came back today with a guilty verdict of first degree murder, aggravated arson and two counts of child endangerment, in the Kansas cop that shot his wife and then set fire to their home with her inside. No surprise there at all! In fact, … [Read more...] about Seacat Found Guilty
As a criminal law attorney there are some things you just KNOW. You KNOW your client is more likely guilty than not; You KNOW the public thinks the world would be a better place without you; You KNOW not to mess with karma if you can help … [Read more...] about The Question of Death in the Court of Public Opinion – Arias
Today the Arizona Supreme Court denied jurisdiction of the Petition for Review that the Defense filed in State v. Jodi Arias regarding the probable cause determination of aggravating factors and the testimony of Det. Flores. I have attached both the … [Read more...] about Supreme Court Denies Petition In State v. Jodi Arias
There was a hearing today in the State v. George Zimmerman case in Florida. Numerous motions were considered and ruled upon and overall, it was a successful day for the State. Here is a short run down of most of the issues the Court ruled upon and … [Read more...] about Court Rules in State v. Zimmerman, No Gag Order