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  • 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

    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

    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

    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

    There are three dramas going on right now in the State v. Jodi Arias case.
  • Legally Speaking: Dissection of Travis Alexander emails point to emotional conflict

    A psychologist testified that emails showed that Travis Alexander had two distinct sides, almost like Jekyll and Hyde.
  • Jodi Arias’ lawyers file motion to dismiss all charges

    Attorneys for convicted murderer Jodi Arias have filed a motion to dismiss all charges against her, alleging prosecutorial misconduct.
  • Legally Speaking: Jodi Arias trial could spill over into 2015

    The attorneys were back in the courtroom Tuesday in State v. Jodi Arias arguing over what an Arizona Court of Appeals Order meant and what direction this multimillion-dollar trial will take next.
  • Legally Speaking: Legal insanity in the Jodi Arias retrial

    I have said time and time again the State v. Jodi Arias is the poster child for "unpredictable." Just when you think the trial is heading north it ends up heading south. This week the players did nothing to rebut and, in fact, solidified, this statement.
  • Legally Speaking: We have a new power player in the Jodi Arias trial

    This player is strong, commanding, and assertive. You may think that you have seen him before but I don't think so. This player is Kirk Nurmi, Jodi Arias' lead defense attorney.
  • Legally Speaking: Who are the jurors deciding the fate of Jodi Arias?

    Who are the jurors deciding the fate of Jodi Arias? Tuesday saw the swearing in of the jury and opening statements in the retrial of convicted murderer Jodi Arias.
  • Legally Speaking: Do you have what it takes to be a Jodi Arias juror?

    On Oct. 21, 18 strangers will come together for the first time and sit in the most important seats in Judge Sherry Stephens' courtroom.
  • Legally Speaking: Craziest things overheard during the Jodi Arias jury selection

    The court went through 400 potential jurors and as you would expect, there were plenty of comments made that were insightful, laughable, emotional and unbelievable.
  • Legally Speaking: Grilling potential jurors makes for long day in court

    Day Three of jury selection in the State v. Jodi Arias case was one of the longest days the trial has seen.
  • Legally Speaking: Comparing jury selections in the Jodi Arias case

    Monday is the third day of jury selection in the State v. Jodi Arias case.