Most striking tweets from Jodi Arias retrial, week 3

Nov 5, 2014, 11:28 AM | Updated: 11:29 am
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A judge’s decision to allow live-tweeting during the Jodi Arias sentencing retrial has provided instant fact sharing from inside the courtroom at the Maricopa County Superior Court.

Two weeks after court began, the judge banished the media from the courtroom of the penalty-phase retrial. A Court of Appeals sided with the media Monday and granted a stay.

Stacked between the Oct. 21 start and the Oct. 30 interruption were tweets that included the order of events in the murder, the graphic nature of photos of Travis Alexander’s body that were shown to the jury, remarks on a titillating phone conversation between Arias and Alexander and emotional testimony from Alexander’s brother and sister.

Finally, there was outrage when Judge Sherry Stephens cleared the courtroom for a witness’ testimony at the end of the second week, and then relief from the overruling.

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Most striking tweets from Jodi Arias retrial, week 3