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Nancy Grace Cited as Reason for Dismissal of a Juror in Jodi Arias’ Sentencing Retrial

Nancy Grace was cited as the reason for the dismissal of a a second juror after he reportedly approached a journalist and asked her if she was the HNL television personality. The first juror was released Tuesday because of family issues. The second juror on Wednesday allegedly approached legal analyst and freelance journalist Beth Karas, who is covering the trial …

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Jodi Arias: Sparring Over Legitimacy of Sex Letters Bogs Down Death Penalty Re-Trial

Jodi Arias has claimed that ex-lover Travis Alexander wrote letters to her apologizing for an alleged incident in which she said she caught him masturbating while looking at pictures of young boys. Attorneys on both sides are sparring over whether the letters are legitimate and should be included as evidence in the penalty phase of the re-trial, which is slated …

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Jodi Arias: Can She Fight Death Penalty In Re-Trial?

With the selection of a new jury on Monday, it’s fair to say that the final chapter of the Jodi Arias trial is about to begin. Arias first came to the attention of Americans when introduced as the prime suspect in the murder of her ex-boyfriend Travis Alexander. It was a brutal crime; Alexander was stabbed a total of 29 …

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Jodi Arias Gets Penalty Phase Of Trial Delayed

Jodi Arias’s plan to represent herself seems to be going swimmingly thus far. She was successful in getting the penalty phase of her trial delayed by three weeks. Arias argued that the delay was necessary because of difficulties in securing a key witness for her defense. Following a closed door hearing on Wednesday, Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Sherry Stephens …

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Jodi Arias: Second Penalty Phase Gets A Date

Jodi Arias has been dominating headlines for several months now after her explosive trial ended up coming to a standstill when jurors couldn’t decide on whether to hand down the death penalty. Arias was convicted of first-degree murder in May for the killing of her boyfriend, Travis Alexander, in 2008. Arias denied involvement in his shooting/stabbing death at first, but …

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Jodi Arias’ Second Penalty Phase Banned from Live Coverage, Judge Rules

Maricopa County Superior Court Judge, Sherry Stephens, has rejected a bid by convicted killer, Jodi Arias, which would move her retrial from the city of Phoenix. In addition, Judge Stephens has ruled that no video be permitted in the courtroom when the trial resumes. Arias, 33, was convicted in May after admitting to the homicide of boyfriend, Travis Alexander. His …

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Jodi Arias: Judge Looking At Retrial Date Today

Jodi Arias is back in headlines this week as an Arizona judge takes steps towards a retrial date in order to work out her penalty. Arias, who was convicted in May of first-degree murder for killing her boyfriend, Travis Alexander, has been the subject of much discussion over the last several months as the jury debated on whether or not …

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