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A high-profile Arizona prosecutor has challenged a decision to fire him after a 30-year career. The Arizona Republic reports Juan Martinez’s appeal of his termination was released Monday by the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office.

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The Arizona Court of Appeals has upheld Jodi Arias’ first-degree murder conviction and life prison sentence in the 2008 killing of her former boyfriend.

Jodi Arias Prosecutor Placed On Paid Administrative Leave

Feb 13, 2020

The homicide prosecutor who won convictions in the Jodi Arias murder case and other killings in the Phoenix area has been placed on paid administrative leave.

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

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.