After holding a "Pink Mass" at the Mississippi grave of Catherine Idalette Johnston last weekend, the Satanic Temple claims to have turned the mother of Westboro Baptist Church Founder Fred Phelps Jr. gay in the afterlife.
Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery made his position clear Tuesday: no plea deals; Jodi Arias deserves the death penalty.
Jodi Arias' trial will likely stretch on until at least September.
As Judge Sherry Stephens unseals more transcripts from the Jodi Arias trial, its becoming evident the now-infamous courtroom battles broadcast to millions were only half the story.
Personal attacks and exasperated arguments; tense, red-faced shouting matches; fierce interrogation methods; desperate defense lawyers searching for any chance to escape-the initial stage of the Jodi Arias trial had no shortage of drama. And now, as more court transcripts are unsealed, it's clear some of the most heated moments in the case happened behind-the-scenes.
The Jodi Arias phone sex conversations played in court instigated vehement arguing between the prosecution and defense, and dominated much of the media's attention during the initial stage of the trial, and that was what we were allowed to see. With so much of the battle taking place in private quarters, many details were hidden from the public eye due to court order—until now, at least.
Jodi Arias trial judge Sherry Stephens has rescheduled the status update hearing for the case, moving the court date two days earlier than previously planned.
The 27 stab wounds; the gunshot to the face; the slash to the neck so deep it almost decapitated the victim—Jodi Arias admitted to it all in court before she was convicted of first-degree murder, but a question still remains according to her attorneys. Was her crime really "especially cruel?"
As Jodi Arias awaits her next court date in July, the convicted murderer admits she's still conflicted about whether or not she should appeal her guilty verdict.
Forget complexity. When George Zimmerman fatally shot Trayvon Martin it was profiling, plain and simple, the prosecution argued in its opening statements in court.
The trial of Jodi Arias stretches on with no clear end in sight. Judge Sherry Stephens delayed a decision about whether Arias would be retried in another penalty phase until July 18 as the circus returned to court Thursday.
It looks like Jodi Arias' lawyers will have to convince yet another jury that she deserves to live despite her heinous crime. Prosecutors have indicated they'll once again seek the death penalty for Arias when the trial resumes.
The desperation of Jodi Arias' defense team grows more explicit with each passing day. Faced with convincing an entirely new set of jurors that Arias does not deserve the death penalty despite committing first-degree murder, defense lawyers are now pleading with the public to intervene, claiming Arias is clearly "mentally ill."
Despite the deafening public outrage following the hung jury in the Jodi Arias trial, no one outside of the jurors themselves has "the right to be angry" about the jury's inability to reach a unanimous agreement in the convicted murderer's sentencing, one juror is insisting.
It may have only taken Jodi Arias trial jurors three days to pronounce her guilty of first-degree murder, and mere hours to deem her eligible for the death penalty, but the process of deciding her sentencing was so difficult it was "unfair," according to the jury's foreman.