As many of you know, the Jodi Arias sentencing trial is in full swing. I have been carefully following many of the very competent reporters who are live in the courtroom. I have not been writing about the case because I want to be able to watch it for myself after the verdict. At that… Read More »
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 »
There have been a few tidbits of news about the Jodi Arias case. At a recent hearing, she asked for a delay in the case because one of her attorneys, Kirk Nurmi, wanted off the case. Their relationship has been described as being severely “fractured.” Juan Martinez vehemently argued against the delay, but no ruling… Read More »
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 »
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 »
The latest in the Jodi Arias saga is that she has found a production company to produce a feature film told from her perspective about the killing of Travis Alexander. Surely this will be a work of fiction. Gary Nelson, of Splash Hit Productions, has been corresponding with Jodi, her legal team and her family… Read More »
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 »
I have been writing about the Jodi Arias case since her trial last year. As someone who studies extreme abnormality and mental illness she is a fascinating subject. Her ego and desire to be heard are truly remarkable. It’s hard to fathom how an individual who nearly decapitated someone and who has been adjudicated as… Read More »
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 pic.twitter.com/Q72EkZZD9Y — Doxing-Rx (@DoxingRx) May 5, 2014 Maybe wants more pub? “@JodiAnnArias: #JodiArias is seeking an attorney for a possible… Read More »
So it looks like the Jodi Arias stories about her having hepatitis C and a leaky breast implant are not true. Jennifer Willmott, one of Jodi Arias’s attorneys, did not file a lawsuit nor did anyone on her defense team. She doesn’t know who filed it. The Smoking Gun may have solved the puzzle.… Read More »
There are several recent news stories about Jodi Arias. The first is that she is claiming to have contracted hepatitis C through an infected needle when she was given a tuberculosis vaccine in Maricopa County jail. According to the CDC, hepatitis C is a contagious liver disease that can range from mild to serious. The… Read More »
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 »
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 »
I recently posted a short article, to keep my readers informed about the claims of Cassandra Collins (a former cellmate of Jodi Arias), stating that she had had long conversations with Ms. Arias and that Ms. Arias would arrange to have the throat of Juan Martinez cut by her supporters, if she was given the… Read More »
A former cellmate of Jodi Arias has spoken to the news. The two shared a cell before the trial began. She has made some interesting claims.
Recent reports have indicated that Jodi Arias’ sentencing retrial is scheduled “tentatively” to begin in early January 2014.
Recently, Jodi Arias wrote and filed a motion to the Superior Court of the state of Arizona. In this document, Jodi Arias asks the judge to remove Kirk Nurmi as her primary attorney and replace him with another unspecified attorney.
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 »