Terry Crist

Judges Grapple With Misconduct Claims In Jodi Arias Case

Oct 18, 2019
(Mark Henle/The Arizona Republic via AP, Pool, File)

Appellate judges who will decide whether to reverse Jodi Arias' murder conviction in the 2008 killing of her former boyfriend grappled Thursday with who was responsible for whipping up publicity during the salacious trial and whether alleged misconduct by a prosecutor should cause the verdict to be tossed.

Court To Hear Appeal Of Jodi Arias' Murder Conviction

Oct 17, 2019
apnews.com

Lawyers are scheduled to make arguments Thursday before the Arizona Court of Appeals as Jodi Arias seeks to overturn her murder conviction in the 2008 death of her former boyfriend. Arias argues a prosecutor's misconduct and a judge's failure to control news coverage during the case deprived her of the right to a fair trial.