Category Archives: Jodi Arias

Getting Ready for the Upcoming Jodi Arias Trial

I have more recently been on a hiatus from the blog. I have been working on various other research projects but I plan to be writing quite regularly when the trial begins on September 29, 2014. Right now there is a media black-out but that could easily change. Judge Stevens has a history of changing… Read More »

It is Official: Jodi Arias Will Represent Herself At Sentencing Trial

So it looks like it’s official. Jodi Arias will be representing herself in her upcoming September trial. Michael Kiefer of the Arizona Republic was apparently in court today following the news. So too was Troy Hayden. Their tweets tell the story. Jodi Arias wants to represent herself. — Michael Kiefer (@michaelbkiefer) August 4, 2014 Jodi… Read More »

No Surprise Here: Jodi Arias Prepping to Defend Herself in Upcoming Trial

According to the website “The Trial Diaries,” Jen Wood, who attended the most recent Jodi Arias hearing, learned some interesting, though not entirely surprising news: Jodi Arias is prepping to represent herself at her upcoming sentencing trial. Big shocker, I think not. Jodi Arias’ ego demands that she do this. She is, after all, in… Read More »

Latest Ruling: Jodi Arias Remains Eligible for the Death Penalty

By now, you’ve probably heard the news. Jodi Arias remains eligible for the death penalty. It’s another loss for her defense team. Jodi Arias’s attorneys recently filed a motion asking Judge Sherry Stevens to dismiss the prosecutor’s ability to seek the death penalty. The reason for the request: Jodi’s mitigation specialist was banned from the… Read More »

The Jodi Arias Defamation Lawsuit?

According to sources, apparently Jodi Arias is seeking representation in a possible defamation suit. For what exactly is anyone’s guess. #JodiArias is seeking a new attorney to help her in a defamation lawsuit – confirmed — Doxing-Rx (@DoxingRx) May 5, 2014 Maybe wants more pub? “@JodiAnnArias: #JodiArias is seeking an attorney for a possible… Read More »

Death Penalty for Jodi Arias is Not Cruel and Unusual or Double Jeopardy, Rules Judge

Jodi Arias’ attorney’s filed a motion to dismiss the death penalty. They tried to argue that it is cruel and unusual punishment and thus unconstitutional “because permitting a retrial after hung jury in the penalty phase… violates double jeopardy and is cruel and unusual punishment.” Cruel and unusual punishment is terminology that can be found… Read More »

The Jodi Arias Case Update

It is believed that sentencing trial of Jodi Arias will begin on March 17, 2014. The sentencing trial will not be televised and it’s unclear if electronic devices will be permitted in the court room. It’s also been reported that Jodi Arias is currently selling wristbands to raise money for her appellate case. She continues to… Read More »

Deception Expert Phil Houston on Jodi Arias

He used to work for the CIA and he knows his stuff: Settlement Conference News In other news, there was no agreement reached today in the settlement conference. The parties will return to court November 1, 2013 for oral arguments relating to aspects of the expected retrial. Tanisha and Steven outside court after the settlement conference… Read More »