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  • Legally Speaking: Decision time coming up for Jodi Arias jury

    Legally Speaking: Decision time coming up for Jodi Arias jury

    The end of the Jodi Arias sentencing retrial is in sight and the time is ripe to discuss exactly what punishment she could get.
  • Legally Speaking: Jodi Arias is winning and here's why

    Legally Speaking: Jodi Arias is winning and here’s why

    Don't feel sorry for Jodi Arias. Even though she's in jail and on trial for her life, she has racked up many victories. And continues to do so despite the odds.
  • Legally Speaking: What is on tap next in the Jodi Arias case?

    Legally Speaking: What is on tap next in the Jodi Arias case?

    In her ruling, Judge Stephens lists all the various pleadings and then goes through the 17 areas the motions to dismiss are based upon.
  • Legally Speaking: Should Jodi Arias go free or should Judge Sherry Stephens hold the course?

    Legally Speaking: Should Jodi Arias go free or should Judge Sherry Stephens hold the course?

    A lot has been said and written about Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Sherry Stephens, who is at the helm of the State v. Jodi Arias trial.
  • Legally Speaking: Jodi Arias' request to keep her testimony secret is denied

    Legally Speaking: Jodi Arias’ request to keep her testimony secret is denied

    The Supreme Court of Arizona denied Jodi Arias' request for stay on Thursday. In late October 2014 Judge Sherry Stephens ordered the public and the media be removed from the courtroom for the testimony of a secret witness, who was later determined to be Arias.
  • Legally Speaking: New year, same games in Jodi Arias retrial

    Legally Speaking: New year, same games in Jodi Arias retrial

    The trial in State v. Jodi Arias was scheduled to resume Monday but that didn't happen.
  • New Year’s resolutions for the players in the Jodi Arias trial

    What resolutions should the players in the State v. Jodi Arias trial have? (Besides the obvious one -- ending the never ending saga)
  • Legally Speaking: Court says public can watch Jodi Arias testify

    Legally Speaking: Court says public can watch Jodi Arias testify

    The Arizona Court of Appeals has said it loud and proud: Judge Sherry Stephens was wrong when she excluded the public and the media from the courtroom when convicted murderer Jodi Arias testified.
  • Legally Speaking: The Jodi Arias evidentiary hearing is over and very little should change

    Legally Speaking: The Jodi Arias evidentiary hearing is over and very little should change

    Is Jodi Arias going to be another Debra Milke? Will she soon see the world as a free woman?
  • Legally Speaking: Why was convicted murder Debra Milke set free?

    Legally Speaking: Why was convicted murder Debra Milke set free?

    People of Maricopa County, and Arizona, are asking the question "what the heck is going on here?"
  • Legally Speaking: Phoenix killing mirrors those by police in Ferguson, New York

    Legally Speaking: Phoenix killing mirrors those by police in Ferguson, New York

    Tuesday evening, a Phoenix police officer fatally shot an unarmed 34-year-old man while responding to a resident's call of criminal activity.
  • Legally Speaking: Dismissing death for Jodi Arias could be a reality

    Legally Speaking: Dismissing death for Jodi Arias could be a reality

    The Jodi Arias defense team filed a motion on Thanksgiving eve again asking Judge Sherry Stephens to remove the death penalty as a possible sentence. The reasoning? Arias can’t present a complete defense because the witnesses are too scared to testify. Does the motion have merit? The simple and unpopular answer is yes, yes it […]
  • Legally Speaking: How a grand jury works, and what happened in Ferguson

    Legally Speaking: How a grand jury works, and what happened in Ferguson

    Monday St. Louis County Prosecutor Robert McCulloch announced a grand jury in Ferguson, Missouri did not find that police officer Darren Wilson should be charged with a crime in the killing of Michael Brown.
  • Legally Speaking: The Jodi Arias trial is a battlefield

    Legally Speaking: The Jodi Arias trial is a battlefield

    Trial resumed Monday in State v. Jodi Arias with the continued cross-examination by prosecutor Juan Martinez of defense expert Dr. Miccio-Fonseca and it was a battle of wits and wills.
  • Legally Speaking: Drama, drama, drama in Jodi Arias case

    Legally Speaking: Drama, drama, drama in Jodi Arias case

    There are three dramas going on right now in the State v. Jodi Arias case.