Jodi Arias: Hell Hath No Fury

Jodi Arias no longer wants to represent herself

Jodi Arias Jennifer Wilmott May 21, 2013 Photo / AP - The Arizona Republic, Rob Schumacher - PoolPHOENIX (AP) — Jodi Arias no longer wants to represent herself in the upcoming second penalty phase in her murder case.

In a motion filed Wednesday, Arias’ attorneys write that their client seeks to relinquish her right to serve as her own attorney, effective immediately.

A judge granted Arias’ previous request to represent herself, while keeping her two court-appointed attorneys on as advisers. If the judge approves Wednesday’s motion, those two lawyers will again take lead.

The retrial is set for Sept. 29.

Arias was convicted of murder last year in the 2008 killing of her ex-boyfriend, but jurors couldn’t decide on a sentence. While the conviction stands, a second and final penalty phase is set to determine whether she gets life in prison or the death penalty.


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Evielle says:

Are you freakin kiddin me? I get that she is entitled to her day in court but she has had MORE than her allotted time! I swear they better give her death and QUICKLY! Everyday that she is allowed to breathe is an insult too society!

tiltsatwindmillz says:

Another delaying tactic. Come 9/29, she’ll say her attorneys haven’t had time to prepare now that they are back on the case.


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