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Showing posts from April 10, 2013

Juan Martinez Flips LaViolette's "Continuum" Towards Jodi Arias

Another day, another battle in the Phoenix courtroom where the Jodi Arias murder trial continues. Prosecutor Juan Martinez is questioning the defense's domestic violence expert, Alyce LaViolette - but he continues to have problems getting her to answer his questions directly. When asked "yes or no" questions, LaViolette continues with her "Mr. Martinez, this is not a yes or no answer". Judge Sherry Stephens repeatedly instructed LaViolette to answer ONLY the question she is being asked, reminding her that she will have the opportunity to clear things up under redirect.

Much has been made about prosecutor Juan Martinez's aggressive "pit bull" style, yet LaViolette has been a very combative witness on the stand. There are so many sharp and observant people who read this blog who have pointed out the looks between Alyce LaViolette and Jennifer Willmott. They seem to be communicating to each other during her testimony.  Juan Martinez must have noticed …

Arias Defense Compares Trial To Salem Witch Hunt

Jodi Arias's defense attorneys Jennifer Willmott and Kirk Nurmi filed yet another motion for a mistrial last Sunday, alleging "prosecutorial misconduct". They are quoted on "the prosecutorial misconduct has infested these proceedings with a level of unfairness that cannot be cured by any other means". What trial are THEY watching? Willmott & Co. contended that prosecutor Juan Martinez has yelled at and attacked witnesses on a personal level, creating a circus-like atmosphere in which Arias cannot present a fair and proper defense.

In addition, they cited Martinez signing autographs outside of the court room and allege that he has "thrown evidence". I'm not sure what evidence has been thrown, has anybody else seen anything flying about the court room? The only thing I've seen being tossed around is the BS coming out of the mouths of Jodi Arias, her attorneys and those $300.00 an hour expert witnesses. This is a murder trial, it'…