All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘jodi arias trial’

Jodi Arias Case: Lone Juror Requests Security Detail After Voting to Spare Her Life

Jodi Arias wasn’t sentenced to death per the jury’s deadlock during her sentencing trial last week. In an 11-to-one vote, the jury was deadlocked, forcing Judge Sherry Stephens to declare a mistrial. Arias was found guilty back in 2013 of murdering her on-again, off-again boyfriend, Travis Alexander. This ultimately leaves the decision of whether Jodi Arias spends the rest of …

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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 to Represent Herself in Death Penalty Decision. Wise or Ridiculous Decision?

Jodi Arias is back in the spotlight once again with the news that she will represent herself in the penalty phase of her murder trial, despite the fact she has no legal experience, no college diploma and is only equipped with a GED she completed while in prison. Judge Sherry Stephens granted Arias’ motion to act as her own attorney, …

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Jodi Arias Faces Another Hearing On Friday

Jodi Arias, the woman convicted last year for the 2008 murder of boyfriend Travis Alexander, is expected in court for another hearing on Friday as prosecutors prepare for a second penalty phase of her trial. Arias first claimed that a masked intruder killed her boyfriend, but later changed her story after evidence showed she was engaged in sexual acts with …

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Jodi Arias’ Legal Team Member Not Allowed To See Her

Jodi Arias, who is facing a second penalty phase trial in September, won’t be allowed to see a certain member of her defense team until the trial starts. Mitigation specialist Maria De La Rosa has been banned from the Arizona jail where Arias awaits her fate because she reportedly took a drawing done by Arias from the premises. According to …

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Jodi Arias Is Costing Taxpayers Over $2 Million

Jodi Arias, the woman who admitted to the brutal killing of her boyfriend in 2008 but claimed it was self-defense, is in an Arizona jail awaiting a new trial. Meanwhile, her court-appointed attorneys and other costs are mounting, and Arizona taxpayers will be footing the bill. Arias admitted to murdering her boyfriend Travis Alexander after a day spent being intimate, …

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Jodi Arias Wanted To Cut Prosecutor’s Throat, Cellmate Says

Jodi Arias reportedly wanted to put a mafia-style hit out on prosecutor Juan Martinez, and her former cellmate says she was obsessed with him and wasn’t shy about it. Cassandra Collins told Fox10 News that Arias said she would have Martinez killed if she was sentenced with the death penalty, but she also seemed to have feelings for him. “She …

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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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Arias Speaks to Jury at Sentencing, Pleads For Her Life

On May 8, Jodi Arias was found guilty of murdering her former boyfriend, Travis Alexander, in 2008. Alexander was found in his shower with his throat slit, his head shot, nearly 30 stab wounds. Now, a jury is deciding whether Arias will receive the death penalty or life in prison. After being delayed for a bomb threat, the sentencing phase …

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Arias Jury in Tears During Sentencing Testimony

After being delayed due to a bomb scare, the sentencing phase of Jodi Arias’ trial has begun. Arias was found guilty last week for the brutal murder of her former boyfriend, Travis Alexander. Alexander’s body was found in a shower at his home with a slit throat, nearly 30 stab wounds, and a bullet wound to the head. Now, the …

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