Arias, convicted of killing boyfriend Travis Alexander, had retrial pushed back from March 17; first jury couldn't decide whether to give her life in prison or death for 2008 slaying in suburban Phoenix
An Arizona judge won’t remove the death sentence of Jody Arais. Maricopa Superior Court Judge Sherry Stephens said in a ruling that defense attorneys were wrong in claiming that a state law that allows for Arias to face a second penalty phase was unconstitutional and represented cruel and unusual punishment. Arias, 33, was convicted by […]
PHOENIX (Reuters) - An Arizona judge has rejected a bid by convicted murderer Jodi Arias to be spared the death penalty in the 2008 slaying of her ex-boyfriend, according to court papers made public on Friday.
Jodi Arias, who was convicted of murder in May 2013, has been awaiting a verdict on her sentence ever since as jurors failed to decide what her fate should be. Prosecutors in the case are pursuing a second penalty phase with a new jury in order to achieve the death penalty for the 33-year-old. Show More Summary
PHOENIX (AP) — Jodi Arias' legal bills have topped $2 million, a tab being footed by Arizona taxpayers that will only continue to climb with a new penalty phase set for March, officials said Monday.
Jodi Arias’ penalty phase retrial is scheduled to begin on March 17. During the initial sentencing phase, jurors were tasked with deciding whether the convicted killer should receive the death penalty or life in prison. However, they were unable to reach a unanimous decision. Show More Summary
Jodi Arias — convicted last year of brutally stabbing and shooting her boyfriend in a spellbinding five-month trial — in March will face a retrial on the penalty phase in her case, an Arizona judge announced Monday.
PHOENIX (Reuters) - An Arizona judge on Monday set a March court date for retrial of the penalty phase in the sensational murder case of Jodi Arias, who was convicted last year of killing her ex-boyfriend at his home in a Phoenix suburb.
(PHOENIX) — A judge has set a March 17 trial date to decide whether Jodi Arias should be sentenced to life in prison or the death penalty. The 33-year-old Arias was convicted of murder last year, but the jury deadlocked on her punishment. Show More Summary
Jodi Arias needs money for her legal fees, and hopes her followers can buy plenty of rubber band bracelets to help her out. The 33-year-old, who was found guilty of murdering her boyfriend Travis Alexander and is awaiting sentencing, has started selling “Jodibands” to followers in the hopes to raise money for her defense. Show More Summary
Phoenix, AZ—When journalists write and broadcast the story of Debra Milke too often they drag in Jodi Arias’s name. That’s a disservice to both women. Their cases are not similar. The only thing the two woman share in common, is being...Show More Summary
According to Yahoo!News the top story of the year was the Jodi Arias trial.I confess. I never heard of her. Had to look it up.Most of the Yahoo!News top ten would not have made my top 100. My criteria includes events that have a chance to shape history in a major way. Show More Summary
The trial of Jordan Graham who admitted today to killing her newlywed husband has prompted some observers to draw parallels to another high-profile case. The trials of Jodi Arias, who was convicted in May of killing her boyfriend in Arizona, and Graham, who pushed her...
Travis Alexander’s family is still searching for justice from convicted killer Jodi Arias, and his brother has revealed that the sentencing trial for the woman he calls a… READ ON
Jodi Arias was charged with stabbing and shooting her boyfriend to death five years ago. She has changed her story more than once, but now claims the killing was in self-defense, the case is in the hands of the jury. Jean Casarez joins "CBS This Morning: Saturday" co-hosts to talk about the case.
The presiding judge for Jodi Arias’s sentencing retrial has declared a media blackout, barring cameras and use of Twitter from the courtroom while the fate of Jodi Arias is decided. Maricopa County Judge Sherry Stephens granted a request to block live coverage of the proceedings; only still images of the Jodi Arias sentencing trial will... Show More Summary
Jodi Arias’ case gained national attention and sparked a media frenzy. Following a media blackout imposed by Judge Sherry Stephens, Arias has vanished from the public spotlight. Although several hearings have taken place in recent months, they have been shrouded in secrecy. Show More Summary
Jodi Arias threatened to kill the prosecutor who was leading a murder charge against her, a former cellmate now claims. Cassandra Collins, who shared a jail cell with Aria,s said that Arias was obsessed with prosecutor Juan Martinez....Show More Summary
Jodi Arias was found guilty of brutal murder and her former cellmate has come forward to says that she was “dangerous” behind bars and even threatened to get her revenge… READ ON
If you have a TV and a pulse, the name Jodi Arias is a very familiar one. Arias is currently going through a penalty phase retrial, after there was a hung jury in the first penalty retrial following her conviction for first-degree murder. Show More Summary