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WHAT I WON'T MISS WHEN JODI ARIAS TRIAL ENDS.
I won't miss seeing video of the Travis Alexander siblings sobbing and carrying on like wounded birds when pictures of their slain brother are shown to the jury. The reason is simple. One of ...my two sons died from throat cancer a few years ago and the pain he suffered for one year, mostly in the hospital, was a lot worse IMO than the two minutes Travis Alexander felt FIVE years ago when Jodi Arias was killing him. The Alexander family have milked Travis Alexander's death and they should get over it. HLN, which was working for the prosecution, never did a show that they didn't mention the wounds Alexander sustained in the killing by Jodi Arias. And finally, HLN and their prosecutor sycophants can't get over how Jodi Arias showed little emotion when crime scene pictures of Travis Alexander were shown. Why should she? She killed him because he had treated her like a piece of crap. To show remorse now would only be looked upon as phony by HLN and the Jodi Arias haters
http://youtu.be/tLb5d26COfoWHAT I WON'T MISS WHEN JODI ARIAS TRIAL ENDS.
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The jury has deliberated for 7 hours and not come to a verdict in the Jodi Arias murder trial.
Court observers say this means premeditation of murder was not met by the prosecution and so the jury will go to the next phase which could be manslaughter or acquittal.
Check out pics from the trial with some great captions in this link:
http://jodiariasisinnocent.com/The jury has deliberated for 7 hours and not come to a verdict in the Jodi Arias... more
The fate of Jodi Arias will be in the hands of the jury by Friday night.
Judge Sherry K. Stephens has already told the jury to expect to work late Friday night.
The prosecution had to prove Jodi Arias premeditated the murder of Travis Alexander for the jury to render a death penalty verdict.
Arias had already admitted she killed Alexander, but claims it was in self defense, so circumstantial evidence does not add up to Arias planning on killing Alexander for her to receive the death sentence.
All it will take is for one juror to say they do not believe the prosecution proved beyond reasonable doubt that Arias planned, or premeditated, the murder of Alexander and it will resultt in a hung jury and a mistrial.
http://www.myfoxphoenix.com/story/22123885/2013/04/30/was-arias-the-victim-jurors-expected-to-answer-this-weekThe fate of Jodi Arias will be in the hands of the jury by Friday night.
The Jodi Arias trial is coming to an end.
Did the prosecution prove beyond a reasonable doubt Jodi Arias premeditated the murder of Travis Alexander?
Or, is it possible she planned to murder Travis Alexander but there isn't any proof other than circumstantial evidence and in a death penalty case like this you need more than circumstatial evidence?
Jodi Arias was on the witness stand for 18 days and famed attorney Mark Geragos feels the jury got to know her and it will be harder for all 12 jurors to agree she is guilty of planning the murder and should be put to death.
All it will take is for one juror to oppose sending Jodi Arias to death and it will be a hung jury.
A hung jury will mean a mistrial.
http://www.orlandosentinel.com/entertainment/blogs/tv-guy/os-jodi-arias-the-end-is-coming-soon-20130429,0,6860176.post?track=rssThe Jodi Arias trial is coming to an end.
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Katie Wick, who manages to get into the Jodi Arias trial everyday, and sometimes sits right behind Jodi's mother and sister and can be seen eavesdropping on their conversation, has become a stool pigeon for HLN's Dr. Drew as she proves in this video of fake disdain for the way Jodi turned away from the murder scene pictures and nude pics of Jodi Arias which prosecutor Juan Martinez gets his gun off showing over and over again.
Watch video here:
http://www.hlntv.com/video/2013/04/25/drew-juror-jodis-reaction-autopsy-photos-patheticKatie Wick, who manages to get into the Jodi Arias trial everyday, and sometimes sits... more
Jodi Arias is spending much of her time behind prison walls sketching and painting and her latest effort is a picture that looks remarkably like Travis Alexander's sister, Tanisha.
Also, Jodi "tweeted" from jail that whomever put out big bucks for her panties on Ebay got ripped off because she never turned over any of her panties to be auctioned off on Ebay.
Here is the link to the picture and story of the painting Jodi made of Travis Alexander's sister, Tanisha.
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/04/26/jodi-arias-art-tanisha-sorenson-sister-travis-alexander_n_3163505.html?Jodi Arias is spending much of her time behind prison walls sketching and painting and... more
Putting aside all the lingo about lies, I have borrowed from a very attractive female friend of mine what she thinks really took place when Jodi killed Travis. She feels every stab wound, slash of the throat, shot to the head, was Jodi's way of getting back at every guy who used her for sex and then dumped her. Sure, Jodi was sexually permissive and engaged in the sex, but when it went beyone what she was comfortable with she surrendered and made the fatal attraction mistake of mistaking sex for love. She believed all her boyfriends in the past loved her, but all they wanted her for was for sex. When she got into it with Travis on the fatal day, she was basically taking out on Travis all the guys who used her like "a piece of toilet paper" --a phrase she used to describe herself in court. Travis was no longer Travis on June 4, 2008, but instead he was a composite of every guy she ever had an affair with. Jodi is obviously a very smart young woman, but she initially failed to realize when you are "eye candy" like her there are scores of guys who will feed her any line of BS just to have sex with her. Jodi came to her senses that fatal night and Travis Alexander represented every guy who used and abused her in the past.
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/04/25/jodi-arias-murder-trial-day-53_n_3157478.html?utm_hp_ref=jodi-ariasPutting aside all the lingo about lies, I have borrowed from a very attractive female... more
The Jodi Arias defense is asking the judge to rule on a motion for a lesser charge that would allow Jodi Arias to be out of jail in two years or less if the jury inititially rejects the death penalty charge.
The prosecution had to prove beyond a reasonable doubt that Jodi Arias went to Mesa, Arizona on June 4, 2008 for the purpose of killing Travis Alexander.
There is a lot of circumstantial evidence like gas cans and car rental receipts, but nothing that establishes premeditation beyond a reasonable doubt.
Watch famed attorney Mark Geragos discuss the Jodi Arias trial on ABC-TV here as well as a complete report including video of Arias crying when pictures are shown of her with Travis Alexander.
http://abcnews.go.com/US/jodi-arias-cries-picture-travis-alexander-kissing/story?id=19028331The Jodi Arias defense is asking the judge to rule on a motion for a lesser charge... more
Jodi Arias defense attorney Kirk Nurmi has filed a request to add “Manslaughter by Sudden Quarrel” or “Heat of Passion” charges to the jury instructions.
The defense is also requesting they be allowed to call another witness to impeach and/or discredit the prosecution’s “expert witness”. In court documents, Kirk Nurmi writes it is “necessary and critical to Ms. Arias’ defense after this court allowed the state to present new evidence during rebuttal via its witness Dr. Janeen DeMarte.”
Based on this new information – and their right to call another witness - Dr. Robert Geffner was therefore listed in the motion as a surrebuttal witness.
Dr Geffner is a psychologist with 28 years of experience. He’s also the founder and president of the Family Violence and Sexual Assault Institute in San Diego and often speaks out against domestic violence.
http://jodiariasisinnocent.com/Jodi Arias defense attorney Kirk Nurmi has filed a request to add “Manslaughter... more
In any court proceeding, the highest burden of proof is proof “beyond a reasonable doubt.” When a person stands trial, the jury must therefore begin with the assumption that the accusations against the defendant are false.
The constitution requires the State to prove its accusations against the defendant. It is not necessary for the defendant to disprove anything. Nor is the defendant required to prove his or her innocence. It is up to the State to prove the defendant’s guilt by evidence.
A juror can only find in favor for the State at the end of the trial, providing the prosecution has erased all reasonable doubts about the defendant’s innocence from the juror’s mind.
So taking all that one step further… and putting the ridiculous burglary charge BS aside… it technically comes down to a charge of whether or not this was premeditated (i.e. pre-planned) 1st degree murder.
Contrary to the opinion of the clueless masses and non trial watchers, this is not a “Whodunit” trial – nor is it based on the color of Jodi’s hair… a Walmart receipt… a gas can… or on what someone might have said to someone else at some point. None of that matters.
In reality, it’s actually an overcharged self defense case, and a judicial farce to boot.
This is why there’ll be a Not Guilty verdict returned on the bullshit M1 charge.
You see, the jurors have to weigh up all the evidence – including the State’s LACK of evidence, and the obvious & accompanying lack of pre-meditation on Jodi’s part. And despite Martinez’ shambolic showboating escapades, the State has never even come close to proving their case beyond all reasonable doubt… not this week, not last week, not last month… and not at any other time either. Nor will they ever.
This quote (reproduced from an earlier post) sums it all up very well…
“As far as I am concerned, the only issue in the Jodi Arias trial is has the government proven premeditation. That of course, is important because if the government has not proven premeditation, they cannot convict her of murder in the first degree and thus the death penalty is off the table. And while the government has also alleged murder in the first degree by way of felony-murder, that allegation is so specious as not to even warrant a response.
The government has not proven premeditation, and in fact, could not do so under any circumstances. Without direct evidence, either a confession by Ms. Arias that she intended to kill Mr. Alexander, as in “I wanted to kill to him”, or an overt act such as hiring a hit man or waiting in wait in ambush, the government cannot prove premeditation beyond a reasonable doubt. Note that I am not saying she did not intend to kill him or that there is not very good reason to suspect that she intended to kill him, just that the government will not be able to prove it beyond a reasonable doubt. And that has been clear since day one. Someone asked me on twitter a question along the lines of “she lied so she doesn’t get the death penalty?”. My answer, yes, exactly right. To paraphrase Lt. Kaffee from a “Few Good Men”, it doesn’t matter what we know; it only matters what we can prove.
Instead of proving premeditation with direct evidence, the government is trying to do so with circumstantial evidence. So far the attempt has been, with the most charitable interpretation possible, pathetic. While the law does not recognize a distinction between direct and circumstantial evidence, there is a jury instruction that says exactly that, the inference the government wishes the jury to draw from the circumstantial evidence is, dare I say, comically lacking.”
Yes, Martinez has his favorite autopsy pics which he’s put to good use so far, and will do in his closings… but none of those pictures prove pre-meditation either. All they prove is that the animal Jodi was defending herself against came off decidedly second best.
Jodi - the potential VICTIM – turned the tables on her attacker. Self defense. Plain & simple.
So based on all that…. the fact still remains that some of the jurors, for reasons best known to themselves, will still believe it was pre-meditated. But some of the jurors will not. So a hung jury equates to Not Guilty.
As Jose Baez said on HLN “bathroom re-enactment” show the other week…
“The physical evidence does not lie”
http://jodiariasisinnocent.com/In any court proceeding, the highest burden of proof is proof “beyond a... more
Nancy Grace, the HLN host, is the most evil person on TV and her hatred for Jodi Arias has allowed her to pile lie on top of lie as she "reports" on the trial. In this story and video from Radar on line, the pig Nancy Grace uses her sneaky tactics to try and get Jodi Arias best friend from her school days to rat on her, but all that happened is it proved what a RAT and ugly human being Nancy Grace has become.
No wonder one of the people she tried to prosecute while she was a lawyer was released and was released and raped again, and another woman committed suicide.
Nancy Grace should be removed from ever commenting on any trial.
Watch what the ugly pig Nancy Grace does here in Radar on line story and video.
http://radaronline.com/exclusives/2013/04/jodi-arias-nancy-grace-never-before-seen-childhood-photos/Nancy Grace, the HLN host, is the most evil person on TV and her hatred for Jodi Arias... more
Geraldo Rivera and famous attorney Mark Geragos sat down to discuss Jodi Arias "tweeting" from jail and ended up presenting their thoughts on why the trial will end up in a mistrial.
Watch video here:
http://jodiariasisinnocent.com/Geraldo Rivera and famous attorney Mark Geragos sat down to discuss Jodi Arias... more
Nancy Grace, in her non-stop attempt to put Jodi Arias to death, attempts to get Jodi's childhood friend to "rat" on her and Grace ends up looking like a bigger fool than she is already.
Watch how HLN's Nancy Grace goes after Jodi Arias' best friend from her childhood days
http://www.hlntv.com/video/2013/04/16/jodi-arias-best-friend-childhood-speaksNancy Grace, in her non-stop attempt to put Jodi Arias to death, attempts to get... more
Everyone has been speculating all weekend long about what is going to happen Monday morning in the Jodi Arias murder trial.
According to the Jodi Arias support site and one of their best contributors, this appears to be a plausible explanation of what is going to happend Monday morning:
With all the current speculation surrounding the start of the new trial week — what with Alyce LaViolette, witness tampering, Facebook death threats, Grace Wong, potential mistrials and other stuff — check out the post below from our regular contributor Al, which sheds more light on the current state of play.
“… I think this judge has ended up somewhere between the devil and the deep blue sea, and a lot of it is of her own choosing.
If she dismisses the case due to the public’s reaction, JM and the family is going to throw a hissy fit.
If she dismisses it due to the victim’s family’s actions it sort of puts JM in a tough spot because he probably then is faced with having to prosecute them and they’re going to throw a hissy fit.
If she declares a mistrial, the defense is going to claim that given the international hue and cry, there can be no fair trial anywhere, ever.
If I was the judge I would tell the state to make a straight up plea deal with the defense and get it over with. And the plea deal I would urge them to take is something that would be the equivalent of her having to wait for another trial, say another year or so.
I know this is going to go down rough with the Alexanders, but it’s better than opening that witness intimidation can of worms.
Now I wonder if the judge has thought this out, and the reason she wants to have Wong up first is so that, if she can find some reason to declare a mistrial based on what Wong says, it might give her a way out.
She can then declare the mistrial, have JM take a plea deal and get the whole thing cleared up. That way none of the rest of this stuff ever needs to be discussed, and she draws a deep sigh and hopes she can make sure this never happens in her court again. I bet the Hon. Sherry Stephens never has cameras in her court again.
If she cannot get some reason based on Wong’s testimony, then I suspect she’s going to have the worst few days of her life.
What a cock-up this whole thing has become, and all because this judge could not keep control of her courtroom. I bet if we didn’t have all the sensationalism originating from JM’s office and his demeanor in the courtroom you wouldn’t have this state of affairs.” — Al
http://jodiariasisinnocent.com/Everyone has been speculating all weekend long about what is going to happen Monday... more
Well-known defense attorney Mark Geragos says it is highly unlikely the Jodi Arias jury will sentence her to death because they have gotten to know her and especially because in the jury questions they addressed them to :"JODI."
Geragos, who was appearing on the Geraldo Rivera At Large show on Fox News, says he originally thought Arias would be acquitted, but now he thinks it could end up a Manslaughter 2 verdict.
Manslaughter 2 normally carries a sentence of 15 to 20 years, but because Arias has already served five years behind bars, the sentence could be greatly reduced even to a point like Casey Anthony where Jodi Arias would be let out on bond.
If that were to happen, I would expect half the country to go into cardiac arrest.
Here is the link to discussion between Rivera and Geragos on the Jodi Arias trial:
http://www.mediaite.com/tv/geraldo-guest-jodi-arias-tweeting-through-friend-is-another-example-of-her-breaking-all-the-rules/Well-known defense attorney Mark Geragos says it is highly unlikely the Jodi Arias... more
The hatred is mounting on the social internet against Jodi Arias by people who claim to be believers in God.
A new Facebook site has been launched and the posts are sickening including one that asks if there is anyone out in Arizona who could shoot Jodi Arias when she leaves court to return to jail.
Just like that two-bit phony Travis Alexander, who hid behind the Mormon Church, while he was sticking his penis into the rectum of every girl he would meet, the sick morons who are part of the hate Jodi Facebook page are the scum of America.
Checkout what the hate Jodi scumbags are posting on Facebook by clicking on this link:
How much you wanna bet more than half of these pinheads went to church on Sunday.
Incidentally, we have tools to find out exactly who belongs to a certain ip.The hatred is mounting on the social internet against Jodi Arias by people who claim... more
The majority of the ever clueless media always appear to be wheeling out BS excuses for the haters. They say that people are “entitled to their opinion”… and they have “the right to free speech”.
We wouldn’t argue with that under normal circumstances. Yes, everyone IS entitled to their opinion… and everyone DOES have the right to free speech. But the fact is… making death threats and attempting to destroy people’s careers & livelihoods does not fall into EITHER of those categories. And when the Travis Taliban (via Facebook) actively assists and encourages such activity against trial witnesses, well, it’s just turns it all into a farce.
The tweets and other social media posts began appearing by the next week. “You can show your disgust with LaViolette,” they began, and they posted her office phone number and her website, and they suggested that people write negative reviews of her bestselling book on Amazon.com.
As of Tuesday, there were more than 500 of them, panning the book and calling LaViolette a fraud and a disgrace.
People also were calling the organizations that had booked her for speaking engagements, trying to persuade them to fire her. Legal observers are not certain if it constitutes witness tampering, slander, or just an expression of free speech.
“It’s the electronic version of a lynch mob,” said retired Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Kenneth Fields. But it is probably a taste of a future to come.
Sree Sreenivasan, chief digital officer and professor of journalism at Columbia University, said he had never seen anything like the attack on LaViolette.
“This is a logical extension of witness intimidation, taken to an extreme conclusion,” he said. But he believes we will see it again. “I imagine this is going to be standard operating procedure in prominent cases,” he said.
And here’s further proof of the media’s attempts to stir up the haters.
To class it as Alyce LaViolette “feeling the social media’s heat” is a gross understatement if you ask me. “Cyber-bullying by the digital lynch mob” would be a far better description.
And with that sort of behavior currently rampant and increasing in ferocity, I just hope none of the haters have any kids or pets. If they do, then we can only guess at the respective state they’d be in. Jeez.
In fact… and I’m just putting this out there for general discussion… there should really be a concerted effort to strictly prohibit any of the haters from reproducing. The offer of a free Xbox should easily tempt them. Not only will it be doing society in general a huge favor, but it’ll also lighten the future welfare burden for the country to boot… rid the world of their potential garbage… and overall make the world a safer place — but I digress…
Moving forwards, and with the trial running for at least another few weeks, be sure to post below to let everyone know how YOU are planning to celebrate on Verdict day.
You see, we are in a NO LOSE position here. Seriously. The M1/DP verdict (as craved by the Taliban retards) has never realistically been on the table from the get go – so we can forget that BS. That ultimately means that WE will be the only ones celebrating – hence my question.
We’ll have to wait and see how the finer points of Bobble-head Judge Pickles final instructions to the jury play out… but IF — (and it’s a really big if) — the jury are not instructed on m2 or manslaughter, then Jodi will be acquitted – just like Casey.
If that turns out not to be the case, then that’s cool too. Why? Because Team Jodi have a truly outstanding chance of blitzing an alternate verdict via the Appellate courts… aided to a massive degree by the countless mistrial motions duly filed in lieu of Martinez’ & Co’s ongoing & very far reaching acts of well documented prosecutorial misconduct, deception & stupidity.
So like I say… it really is WIN-WIN for Team Jodi… and… well… it’s LOSE-LOSE for the clueless Taliban loser retards and their delusional pedo-hugging counterparts.The majority of the ever clueless media always appear to be wheeling out BS excuses... more