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 »
Jodi Arias’ defense attorneys recently filed a motion to push back the penalty phase of her trial until January 2014 due to scheduling conflicts. Mr. Nurmi will be out of the office quite a bit in July. Jennifer Willmott has five different trials set for the summer of 2013.
Judge Sherry Stevens of the Jodi Arias case has been releasing previously unsealed court documents to the public. The most recent release includes the in-chamber discussions about the infamous phone sex tape. The lawyers are arguing about whether or not the contents of the tape qualify as hearsay or as the “truth of the matter asserted.”
Shortly after her conviction, Jodi gave a number of interviews. The details of those interviews have trickled out slowly over time. In one of those interviews, the interviewer asked her how hard it would be for her to deal with the fact that she murdered Travis. She responded that it made her feel ugly inside.… Read More »
Many questions were asked by the jurors in the Jodi Arias case but not every question posed by a juror was approved by the court. I’ve got the list of 45 unsealed juror questions that were not asked though there are definitely some that I recognize.
I’ve had two or three loyal readers take the time to write comments about William Zervakos and his age. William Zervakos is nearly 70 years old and the woman on trial was only 27 at the time she murdered Travis Alexander. Should a 70-year-old man judge a 27-year-old woman? Should a Native American judge a… Read More »
Jodi spoke to the jury today. She told the jury that every time, including the most recent time, that she has publicly said that she chose death over a life sentence, she meant it. So in essence she’s saying that nothing has changed. Then she goes on to say that though she meant what she… Read More »
Dr. Hayes was by far the strongest witness in the entirety of the Jodi Arias trial. She was unyielding, unmovable, intelligent and charming. If I had to describe her in one word it would be “disarming.”