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
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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
The "verdict" came to us at around 4:20 p.m. Arizona time. The jury, that was chosen almost 5 1/2 months ago could not reach a unanimous decision. They were split 8 for death and 4 for life. Thus, Judge Stephens declared a mistrial for the … [Read more...] about HUNG JURY! MISTRIAL! STATE V. JODI ARIAS
My predictions are: 1. Jodi Arias will make a statement, will appear to cry, will blame others and will not say sorry for killing Travis Alexander. 2. The Jury will return a verdict of "death" tomorrow. … [Read more...] about My Predictions for State v. Jodi Arias
The mitigation phase in State v. Jodi Arias is scheduled to start in 14 minutes. Will the Defense be successful in proving by a preponderance of the evidence that there are mitigating factors? I doubt it. In fact, I believe the jury has already … [Read more...] about Will She Get DEATH?
Thursday, May 9, 2013 was the day to start the aggravation phase in the State v. Jodi Arias trial. Just twelve hours before the anticipated start, the GUILTY verdict was read and Arias officially became a "murderer." The aggravation phase has been … [Read more...] about Too Cowardly To Face The Victims?
Tomorrow, Thursday, April 25: starts at 9:30 am but only for part of the day Wednesday, May 1: starts at 9am and everyone stays there until it is done (even if after 5pm) Thursday, May 2: Jury instructions are read to jury, closings Friday, May 3: … [Read more...] about Schedule for the Rest of State v. Jodi Arias
The State v. Jodi Arias Defense team called its first "expert witness," Dr. Richard Samuels. He took the stand to testify to "acute stress disorder" and "PTSD." As for him as a witness I thought he was actually easy to understand and I walked out … [Read more...] about State v. Jodi Arias’ First Expert – Dr. Samuels