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413 Comments

  1. Hi everyone. I hope this is a good day for the Defense Team.

    Cathy @courtchatter
    Reminder: #jodiarias late start 1:30 mst. Def interviewing Det. Smith this AM. Bishop Parker arrived in AZ last night. Deanna back today

    • Don’t sell Smith and Bryan Neumeister short. They are the computer business that dramatically produced the evidence of 170,000 porn files existing on TA’s computer, when Flores et all denied the existance of any porn or viruses whatsoever! I believe JM has subsequently managed to purge most if not all of the remaining files (can we say evidence tampering?) Remember the “Terminator JM kept talking about the day that BN was actually there himself? JM was shouting that if any files had been deleted IT WAS THE ORIGINAL DEFENCE TEAM that did it. BN responded: “Juan, you are absolutely lying.” Juan, Sir, you just called me a liar! Bryan: YES! – It was Golden.

      Bryan’s father passed away shortly after that, but we seriously need for BN to come back. Nurmi is simply not staying on top of his job. To the point of being criminally negligent, in MHO.

  2. I went back and checked the MPG@wordpress site and apparently, (wait for it) I was wrong. I know . . giggling. . .very sorry. . . hard to believe! Anyhow the bruising on Travis’s hand were from forceful punching of something or someone. She stated that whoever it was would have some rather severe bruising on themselves. Jodi did not have any. He apparently fought hard with his hands. If one has not gone to check it out, they really should because it gives you that Hmmmmm way of thinking about this whole tragedy! No mention of tape on her updated autopsy report of his hands. Somewhere else that has been talked about and I thought it was her site but maybe not.

  3. OT and by the way:

    To whomever coined the phrase here the other day,
    My 9 month old Boston Terrier boy, Tucker, would like to thank you whoever-you-are for his new nickname of

    Slut Puppy

    suits him perfectly!

      • Canada Carol:
        You nailed it again! – that’s what TA reminds me of – a “Slut Puppy.” His sisters remember him for his always smiling ear to ear. I have sifted through 100’s of his pictures and they’re almost all the same – that “hang dog helpless puppy-dog” look. – eyebrows pulled up in the center like he is bewildered. He strikes me as being very infantile – not a MAN at all. I can almost hear him saying, “Mommy, take care of me.” I’m thinking of his final picture in that shower.

        Thanks to Chris & Sky Hughes suckering TA into PPL, his super-sonic rise was well into it’s inevitable MLM tragic collapse by the time he met jodi. I wonder if those stories he tells about his childhood are made up. Every time he would do a motivational speech, he had the opportunity to improve and embellish and fine-tune the effectiveness of his story. I think it was largely fiction. NOTHING ABOUT TA was genuine.

        Joining a church, and waking up to find himself in a CULT is probably what killed him. Jodi has always been telling the truth, and always trying to take care of him and protect him from himself. What tragic, haunting words from him on that phone sex-tape. His voice and words were blurred and slurred – drugs? – But he seemed like such an infant – mommy, mommy, you know what! I was able to make myself cum 16 times today! and Jodi, always supportive and appreciative of her growing child’s accomplishments – “what was that?” – oh, my goodness, that’s really something!

        There is no way I can imagine how EIGHT minors, self-raised in the desperate poverty, drug infested, and no doubt prostitutional environment he claims he grew up in could turn out undamaged. He had to be making up these stories. I think he was about 12 by the time Grandma rescued that litter of pups. Where would 8 kids get the money to live on? I think he was neither the oldest nor the youngest.

  4. just had to share this tweet..

    MaryEllen Resendez ‏@maryellenabc15 · 6m6 minutes ago
    Co Atty Bill Montgomery sends SB warning–SeaHawk fans: rec Marijuana not legal in AZ — NY Patriot fans:Cheating will B prosecuted #abc15

    lol what an az ass BM is!

  5. BB said yesterday that Deanna would have to has signed the affidavit, so she would know that it was true (ha,ha). Then she said that she lied in court she did have sex with Travis. She is making herself look more guilty the just answeing Jens questions. Why she thinks she can say it was true….she looked it over and signed the darn thing…

  6. Jen’s Trial Diaries ‏@TrialDiariesJ 6m6 minutes ago Phoenix, AZ
    Jury is coming in #jodiarias #3tvarias

    Carolyn Sung ‏@CarolynSungCNN 5m5 minutes ago
    Court about to start. #jodiarias wearing a royal blue sweater. Deanna Reid back on witness stand.

    Jen’s Trial Diaries ‏@TrialDiariesJ 4m4 minutes ago Phoenix, AZ
    Willmott says “You didn’t want to answer my questions because you wanted to hear audio” #jodiarias #3tvarias

    Jen’s Trial Diaries ‏@TrialDiariesJ 3m3 minutes ago Phoenix, AZ
    Willmott has clips she wants to play and Juan wants to know what’s on them so …..sidebar #jodiarias #3tvarias

    Michael Kiefer ‏@michaelbkiefer 2m2 minutes ago
    Looks like Jennifer Willmott is about to cue up the recording of an interview that Reid demanded yesterday. But first, a sidebar. #jodiarias

  7. Following up on Cindy’s comment last evening that when Dr. Hiatt or his son, Brint, delivered a cheque to Travis at noon on June 4, 2008, he SHOULD HAVE SEEN Jodi’s rented white Ford Focus with the license plate upside down parked in front of Travis’ house. Now, he may not have realized the significance at the time but later he must have. Wouldn’t he call the police to add this information to their case? And, if the car wasn’t parked in front of Travis’ place, wouldn’t a neighbor nearby remember seeing that car especially b/c of the upside down license plate, in the neighborhood? Has there ever been any mention of anyone verifying Jodi’s rental car was there on June 4?

  8. Carolyn Sung ‏@CarolynSungCNN 45s46 seconds ago
    Willmott playing audio from interview with Reid. She requested to listen to audio recording, and not just look at trasncript. #jodiarias

  9. Jen’s Trial Diaries ‏@TrialDiariesJ 39s39 seconds ago Phoenix, AZ

    Juan is wearing a khakai green suit and a purple striped tie today #jodiarias #JuanTieReport

  10. Jen’s Trial Diaries ‏@TrialDiariesJ 41s42 seconds ago Phoenix, AZ
    In the audio Deanna is asked what was the most surprising….Willmot stops and asks if Deanna’s voice. Deanna says yes #jodiarias #3tvarias

    Michael Kiefer ‏@michaelbkiefer 58s58 seconds ago
    Willmott stops the tape and asks if it is Reid’s voice. Yes. Another sentence and Martinez objects. #jodiarias

    Jen’s Trial Diaries ‏@TrialDiariesJ 17s17 seconds ago Phoenix, AZ
    Deanna says TA disappointed her by not confiding in her about the sexual relationship with #jodiarias #3tvarias

  11. Michael Kiefer ‏@michaelbkiefer 18s18 seconds ago

    On tape, Reid says Alexander didn’t tell her about his sexual relationship with Jodi. She is asked if she knew about others. She figured…

  12. Jen’s Trial Diaries ‏@TrialDiariesJ 1m1 minute ago Phoenix, AZ
    Q- Would it surprise you Jodi wasn’t the only one…. Deanna- I figure there might be more but IDK #jodiarias #3tvarias

    Michael Kiefer ‏@michaelbkiefer 1m1 minute ago
    The voice doing the questioning sounds like former Arias attorney Victoria Washington. #jodiarias

    Jen’s Trial Diaries ‏@TrialDiariesJ 1m1 minute ago Phoenix, AZ
    Deanna tells Willmott “you didn’t ask if I was having sex with Travis” #jodiarias #3tvarias

    Michael Kiefer ‏@michaelbkiefer 44s44 seconds ago
    Willmott: You had a sexual relationship with Travis Alexander. Yes. So you were aware he was having sex with others. #jodiarias

  13. Jen’s Trial Diaries ‏@TrialDiariesJ 29s30 seconds ago Phoenix, AZ
    Q- Are you aware of TA having sex with any other individual besides Jodi? Deanna- Correct #jodiarias #3tvarias

    Michael Kiefer ‏@michaelbkiefer 50s50 seconds ago
    Yes, it was Victoria Washington. Nurmi just referred to her on tape. #jodiarias

    Steve Krafft ‏@SKrafftFox10 44s44 seconds ago
    #jodiarias defense banging on Deanna for not disclosing she had sex with Travis. Making her out to be a liar.

    Carolyn Sung ‏@CarolynSungCNN 37s37 seconds ago
    Willmott says Deanna had a sexual relationship with TA but she said she didn’t know. #jodiarias

  14. Jen’s Trial Diaries ‏@TrialDiariesJ 1m1 minute ago Phoenix, AZ
    WIllmott keeps cutting Deanna off and Juan objects. Judge says allow her to answer #jodiarias #3tvarias

    Michael Kiefer ‏@michaelbkiefer 38s39 seconds ago
    Willmott presses on Reid’s response that no other individual had sex with Alexander. Reid: “They’re not asking about me.” #jodiarias

    Carolyn Sung ‏@CarolynSungCNN 56s56 seconds ago
    Reid said she never mentioned it because she was never asked. #jodiarias

  15. Michael Kiefer ‏@michaelbkiefer 53s54 seconds ago
    Willmott says that she only openly admitted it in the first trial. Reid says it was never asked before. #jodiarias

    Jen’s Trial Diaries ‏@TrialDiariesJ 1m1 minute ago Phoenix, AZ
    Deanna responds, you didn’t ask about me and I didn’t know if there was anyone else he slept with #jodiarias #3tvarias

    Carolyn Sung ‏@CarolynSungCNN 1m1 minute ago
    Reid confirms she is a member of the LDS church. She was always raised in the Mormon church. #jodiarias

  16. Jen’s Trial Diaries ‏@TrialDiariesJ 1m1 minute ago Phoenix, AZ
    Deanna says she’s admitted it in court when she was asked. Willmott is asking Deanna about missions #jodiarias #3tvarias

    Tammy Rose ‏@News20Chopper 1m1 minute ago
    It wasn’t until years later that Deanna admitted she had sex with Travis. She says that’s because it was the first time she was asked.

    Carolyn Sung ‏@CarolynSungCNN 38s38 seconds ago
    Some jurors taking notes. #jodiarias

    Steve Krafft ‏@SKrafftFox10 31s31 seconds ago
    Deanna says she wasn’t asked if SHE had sex with Travis, just if OTHER women had. Positively Clintonesque. #jodiarias #Fox10Phoenix

    • It’s a lie — just look at the quotes. She was asked repeatedly whether she knew if women *other than Jodi* were having sex with Travis — not women other than Deanna herself. She was clearly asked it and said “I don’t know.”

      • And Krafft doesn’t notice this. It’s not “Clintonesque” unless we’re thinking of flat-out lies by one of the Clintons, not his quibbling about what is sex and what “is” means. And the defense is not “making her out” to be a liar” — they’re proving she is. I hope the jury is paying attention.

  17. Jen’s Trial Diaries ‏@TrialDiariesJ 30s30 seconds ago Phoenix, AZ

    Willmott is talking about a temple recommend interview and how the person is not suppose to have premarital sex #jodiarias #3tvarias

  18. Jen’s Trial Diaries ‏@TrialDiariesJ 1m1 minute ago Phoenix, AZ
    The person is suppose to be honest in their answers to the Bishop #jodiarias #3tvarias

    Michael Kiefer ‏@michaelbkiefer 54s55 seconds ago
    Willmott asks Reid about the rules of Mormon missions — no alcohol, caffeine … sex. And if you don’t admit it? The bishop won’t know.

  19. Michael Kiefer ‏@michaelbkiefer 44s44 seconds ago
    Willmott asking about “temple recommends,” permission to enter temple and partake of sacraments. #jodiarias

    Steve Krafft ‏@SKrafftFox10 1m1 minute ago
    Deanna admits she violated Mormon Law of Chastity. Hence her reluctance to testify yesterday. Embarrassing moment. #jodiarias

    Jen’s Trial Diaries ‏@TrialDiariesJ 1m1 minute ago Phoenix, AZ
    Willmott asks about “sacrament” and taking it in the church #Jodiarias #3tvarias

  20. Jen’s Trial Diaries ‏@TrialDiariesJ 43s43 seconds ago Phoenix, AZ

    Willmott is saying other church members would see a person not taking “sacrament” Deanna says yes but they won’t know why #jodiarias

  21. Jen’s Trial Diaries ‏@TrialDiariesJ 13s14 seconds ago Phoenix, AZ

    Willmott is asking about the consequences of disfellowship #jodiarias #3tvarias

  22. Jen’s Trial Diaries ‏@TrialDiariesJ 21s22 seconds ago Phoenix, AZ

    WIllmott is asking if you can earn your “temple recommend” back Deanna says yes #jodiarias #3tvarias

  23. Jen’s Trial Diaries ‏@TrialDiariesJ 51s52 seconds ago Phoenix, AZ
    If the Bishop hears something bad they can’t ignore it right? Dea- I’m not a Bishop so I don’t know how they handle it #jodiarias #3tvarias

    Cathy ‏@courtchatter 50s51 seconds ago
    There is undoubtedly Mormons on the #JodiArias jury as a reflection of the population in the area. Wonder what their take will be?

    Tammy Rose ‏@News20Chopper 2m2 minutes ago
    Court room is packed. Everyone listening intently to Deanna Reid, who’s been a bit feisty on stand at times. #JodiArias

    Mike Watkiss ‏@mikewatkiss3tv 3m3 minutes ago
    Reid asked about “taking the Sacrament” in LDS faith-& penalties like “disfellowshipped” & “excommunication” #jodiarias #3tvarias

  24. Jen’s Trial Diaries ‏@TrialDiariesJ 57s58 seconds ago Phoenix, AZ
    This is trying to discredit Bishop Parker…..he must have something good to say #jodiarias #3tvarias

    Carolyn Sung ‏@CarolynSungCNN 24s25 seconds ago
    Willmott asks Reid about the singles clubs that started in their Mormon church. #jodiarias

  25. regarding her argument: well you never asked if I was having sex with Travis – is lying by omission….the question asked of her would have clearly included herself when asked if she was aware of others having sex with TA – her answer should have been “yes” and then the DT would have followed that up with “who?” and then she would have had to answer that she was having sex with Travis. This is why she lied and said she didn’t know bc she did not want to be put in a position of having to divulge that embarrassing and law of chastity breaking sin she was committing with TA………..

    • I don’t agree! To say “I don’t know” to the question asked was a lie, pure and simple. She did know.

      (I don’t accept the category of “lying by omission,” though there is of course deception by omission.)

  26. Jen’s Trial Diaries ‏@TrialDiariesJ 31s32 seconds ago Phoenix, AZ

    Singles mix and mingle at these Wards according to Willmott #Jodiarias is passing notes to Maria while Deanna talks about Wards #3tvarias

  27. Jen’s Trial Diaries ‏@TrialDiariesJ 53s53 seconds ago Phoenix, AZ

    Deanna and TA were in same Ward and carpooled together and would talk #jodiarias #3tvarias

  28. Jen’s Trial Diaries ‏@TrialDiariesJ 1m1 minute ago Phoenix, AZ
    Deanna began to date TA in 2000 Deanna and TA did talk marriage before she went on her mission #jodiarias #3tvarias

    Carolyn Sung ‏@CarolynSungCNN 33s33 seconds ago
    Reid and TA would write to each other and TA would talk about how much he loved her and what a good husband he would be. #jodiarias

    Michael Kiefer ‏@michaelbkiefer 31s31 seconds ago
    Reid says that she and Alexander discussed marriage. Willmott asks about love letters he wrote to her while she was on mission in Costa Rica

  29. Jen’s Trial Diaries ‏@TrialDiariesJ 1m1 minute ago Phoenix, AZ
    Deanna saved the letters TA wrote her when she was gone on mission and Deanna turned them into Juan #jodiarias #3tvarias

    Jen’s Trial Diaries ‏@TrialDiariesJ 36s36 seconds ago Phoenix, AZ
    TA talked about being the best husband ever for Deanna & how much he loved her. Deanna had mentioned coming home in Nov & she would marry TA

  30. Jen’s Trial Diaries ‏@TrialDiariesJ 39s39 seconds ago Phoenix, AZ
    TA said he was upset Deanna’s family didn’t like him in these letters and Deanna told him her family was a priority #jodiarias #3tvarias

    Jen’s Trial Diaries ‏@TrialDiariesJ 41s42 seconds ago Phoenix, AZ
    Before Deanna came home TA started seeing someone else and he was hurt Deanna told him her family was a priority #jodiarias #3tvarias

    Michael Kiefer ‏@michaelbkiefer 23s24 seconds ago
    Reid doesn’t remember specifics of the Dear John letter that Alexander sent her while she was in Costa Rica. She came home Nov. 2001. #arias

    • OOOH I really do not want to go down the road I think this is leading. It’s not these poor folks fault that the Mormon CULT sets them up for failure.

      Where I think this may be leading is a very serious, tragic, and undeserved (IMHO) ending. But what if it could save Jodi’s life?????

  31. Lise Lasalle ‏@LiseLasalle 29s29 seconds ago

    Reed was used by Alexander & no Mormon will ever marry her now. She still defends him. Classic profile of abused woman.

  32. Jen’s Trial Diaries ‏@TrialDiariesJ 33s33 seconds ago Phoenix, AZ

    Deanna says she came home from her mission in 2001 Deanna saw TA a few weeks after she came home #jodiarias #3tvarias

  33. Jen’s Trial Diaries ‏@TrialDiariesJ 21s22 seconds ago Phoenix, AZ
    TA talked marriage with this new woman but it didn’t work out. He went back to Deanna and they began dating again #jodiarias #3tvarias

  34. coming home in Nov and she would marry TA…….this fits perfectly with the scenario that after TA wrote to her and told her he wanted to date other women and then she comes home and they have a fight about it at bishop Parker’s house where he grabs her and pushes her to the couch and curses at her and screams that he doesn’t want to get married to her ! This all fits….Deanna is desperate to save the reputation of the trash heap known as TA…..

    • It sure does BB. She stated she didn’t want to see him at first in the trial but saw him after a few weeks…Who is to say that when she saw him she didn’t start on him about them supposed to be getting married when she got back and then he goes and writes her this hurtful letter about seeing someone else. She may have been able to busy herself and not think about it too much while she was in Costa Rica but it would be different when she got back.

  35. Jen’s Trial Diaries ‏@TrialDiariesJ 25s25 seconds ago Phoenix, AZ
    In 2003 TA and Deanna had sexual contact, in 2004 TA moved away from CA to Mesa, Az Deanna soon followed #jodiarias #3tvarias

    Michael Kiefer ‏@michaelbkiefer 28s28 seconds ago
    Reid agrees she started having sex with Alexander in 2003. Alexander moved to Arizona first, then she did. #jodiarias

    Tammy Rose ‏@News20Chopper 4m4 minutes ago
    #JodiArias and Maria are still passing a lot of notes during this testimony. What do you think is on the paper?

  36. Carolyn Sung ‏@CarolynSungCNN 49s49 seconds ago
    Reid said she did not talk to her bishop about having sexual relations in 2004. #jodiarias

    Jen’s Trial Diaries ‏@TrialDiariesJ 1m1 minute ago Phoenix, AZ
    Deanna and TA’s sexual contact advanced Willmott says “without your clothes on” Deanna answers, “yes’ #jodiarias #3tvarias

    Wild About Trial ‏@WildAboutTrial 4m4 minutes ago
    Willmott pressuring Reid saying, “Your passport & immigration papers would confirm that you only came home once?” Reid: “Yes.” #jodiarias

    Carolyn Sung ‏@CarolynSungCNN 53s53 seconds ago
    Reid said to her knowledge, TA didn’t talk to the bishop about it either. #jodiarias

  37. Carolyn Sung ‏@CarolynSungCNN 1m1 minute ago
    Reid and TA started having disagreements about where the relationship was going. #jodiarias

    Carolyn Sung ‏@CarolynSungCNN 1m1 minute ago
    At times arguments would lead to break-ups and then they would get back together. #jodiarias

    Steve Krafft ‏@SKrafftFox10 1m1 minute ago
    Deanna says two years with TA, oral sex, and no move toward marriage, relationship going nowhere. #jodiarias

    Jen’s Trial Diaries ‏@TrialDiariesJ 2m2 minutes ago Phoenix, AZ
    Deanna would feel guilty about this sexual contact at times #jodiarias #3tvarias

  38. Jen’s Trial Diaries ‏@TrialDiariesJ 2m2 minutes ago Phoenix, AZ
    Deanna wanted to get married if they were having all this sexual contact, sometimes they would break up #jodiarias #3tvarias

    Michael Kiefer ‏@michaelbkiefer 2m2 minutes ago
    Willmott asks about sex between Reid and Alexander and breakups over relationship. Willmott keeps referring to violating the Law of Chastity

    Michael Kiefer ‏@michaelbkiefer 1m1 minute ago
    Willmott gets Reid to say that there were arguments over marriage and she left in 2005, when she realized they would never marry. #jodiarias

  39. Steve Krafft ‏@SKrafftFox10 3m3 minutes ago

    “He’s just not that into you” is theme of this testimony re: Travis Alexander/Deanna. #jodiarias

  40. she never left in 2005 she was still there stalking and being “friends” so don’t say you left – you didn’t leave you were still there !!

  41. Carolyn Sung ‏@CarolynSungCNN 2m2 minutes ago
    and also because Deanna didn’t want to continue to break the laws of chastity by continuing sexual contact . #jodiarias

    Michael Kiefer ‏@michaelbkiefer 57s57 seconds ago
    Reid and Alexander stayed in touch as friends after the final breakup. #jodiarias

    Steve Krafft ‏@SKrafftFox10 1m1 minute ago
    Vaginal sex and no progress toward marriage, but Travis and Deanna remained friendly, she says. #jodiarias

  42. Tammy Rose ‏@News20Chopper 2m2 minutes ago
    Willmott keeps pointing out that Travis didn’t want to marry Deanna Reid. She’s said it at least 4 times. And?#JodiArias

    Jen’s Trial Diaries ‏@TrialDiariesJ 32s32 seconds ago Phoenix, AZ
    Willmott keeps saying Deanna would see TA as friends but they did share a kiss #jodiarias #3tvarias

    Steve Krafft ‏@SKrafftFox10 39s40 seconds ago
    Deanna says she knew Travis and Jodi were dating, but didn’t know they were having sex. #jodiarias

    Jen’s Trial Diaries ‏@TrialDiariesJ 31s31 seconds ago Phoenix, AZ
    Deanna would have to ask TA a lot of questions to get him to talk about his private life #jodiarias #3tvarias

  43. Jen’s Trial Diaries ‏@TrialDiariesJ 34s35 seconds ago Phoenix, AZ

    Deanna didn’t know TA and Jodi were having sex Deanna talking about other men she was dating made TA feel uncomfortable #jodiarias #3tvarias

  44. She didn’t know they were having sex? Really? Give me a break…she and TA were having sex so she knew exactly what TA was doing with Jodi or any other girl…….

    • She just didn’t see Travis in that light BB… I think she is starting to see it now and she doesn’t like it one bit but she knows he was using her. If she came in to court all scraggly as some said, is it any wonder>? The woman has been beaten down over and over by the testimonies about TA in court.

  45. Jen’s Trial Diaries ‏@TrialDiariesJ 1m1 minute ago Phoenix, AZ

    Deanna said she spoke to her Bishop on the sex with TA and she lost her temple recommend #jodiarias #3tvarias

  46. Jen’s Trial Diaries ‏@TrialDiariesJ 55s55 seconds ago Phoenix, AZ
    TA spoke to his Bishop too and lost his temple recommend in 2005 for about a year #jodiarias #3tvarias

    Mike Watkiss ‏@mikewatkiss3tv 41s41 seconds ago
    Consequence of violating the Law of Chastity-Reid & TA confided to Bishop-both lost Temple Recommends for about a year #3tvarias #jodiarias

    Jen’s Trial Diaries ‏@TrialDiariesJ 46s46 seconds ago Phoenix, AZ
    Willmott is asking if someone without a temple recommend can do baptisms Deanna says it can happen if not in temple #jodiarias #3tvarias

  47. Cathy ‏@courtchatter 44s44 seconds ago
    Note from Cathy – Without a temple recommend, you still attend regular Sunday church meetings. Not every Mormon has a Temple Rec #jodiarias

    Tammy Rose ‏@News20Chopper 2m2 minutes ago
    An elderly gentleman has fallen asleep in court. #JodiArias

  48. Wild About Trial ‏@WildAboutTrial 3m3 minutes ago
    Willmott asking a lot of technical questions about Mormonism. #jodiarias

  49. Steve Krafft ‏@SKrafftFox10 52s53 seconds ago
    Defense theory? If Deanna dishonest over sex w/Travis, jurors shouldn’t believe her testimony Travis never hit her? #jodiarias #Fox10Phoenix

    Carolyn Sung ‏@CarolynSungCNN 52s52 seconds ago
    Willmott plays audio recording of Reid interview again. #jodiarias

    Carolyn Sung ‏@CarolynSungCNN 55s55 seconds ago
    Reid is asked what it means to be temple-worthy in the audio. #jodiarias

  50. Wild About Trial ‏@WildAboutTrial 1m1 minute ago

    Willmott suggests Reid “not honest & forthcoming…” bc she said in ’11 she was “temple worthy” #jodiarias

  51. Jen’s Trial Diaries ‏@TrialDiariesJ 41s42 seconds ago Phoenix, AZ

    Now audio on being “Temple Worthy” from interview with Deanna Reid Deanna says keeping the commands and doing what you should #jodiarias

  52. Jen’s Trial Diaries ‏@TrialDiariesJ 23s24 seconds ago Phoenix, AZ

    You answers questions from a Bishop and he makes that decision if you are “worthy” #jodiarias #3tvarias

  53. I think Jeff Gold has a distorted impression of women if he can t see why this questioning
    isnot pertinent to the case. TA was a cad.

    Deanna Reid is not middle age. She is a woman who has been used.

  54. Michael Kiefer ‏@michaelbkiefer 1m1 minute ago
    On tape, Reid says she never had to go through a temple recommend situation interview. #jodiarias

    MaryEllen Resendez ‏@maryellenabc15 1m1 minute ago
    #JodiArias atty J. Wilmott working to discredit #TravisAlexander former GF Deann Reid for not disclosing 2 bishop she has sex w/TA #abc15

    Michael Kiefer ‏@michaelbkiefer 1m1 minute ago
    Reid says she didn’t have such an interview. “I went in to confess.” re statement during deposition: “I just answered what she asked.

    MaryEllen Resendez ‏@maryellenabc15 1m1 minute ago
    Defense Atty J Wilmott pounds at Reis why she didn’t reveal to defense — Reid says she answered what she was asked #abc15

    Jen’s Trial Diaries ‏@TrialDiariesJ 1m1 minute ago Phoenix, AZ
    Will is saying Deanna wasn’t going to tell the whole story when asked. Deanna says she answered what was asked of her #jodiarias #3tvarias

  55. Jen’s Trial Diaries ‏@TrialDiariesJ 31s31 seconds ago Phoenix, AZ

    Willmott- If you have sex once the Bishop can decide what kind of punishment to hand down. #jodiarias #3tvarias

  56. Jen’s Trial Diaries ‏@TrialDiariesJ 48s49 seconds ago Phoenix, AZ

    W-If you have lot’s of sex between getting ur temple recommend back don’t u think the Bishop would have major issues with this. #jodiarias

  57. MaryEllen Resendez ‏@maryellenabc15 45s46 seconds ago
    Reid says she confessed to Bishop she had sex once w/ #TravisAlexander & had her temple recommendation taken away 4 year #abc15 #JodiArias

    Jen’s Trial Diaries ‏@TrialDiariesJ 27s28 seconds ago Phoenix, AZ
    Deanna- I don’t think so. It doesn’t matter how many times you do it. If you break the Laws of Chasity you break it. #jodiarias #3tvarias

  58. She did NOT answer what she was asked bc she was asked if she was aware if others were having sex with TA other than Jodi Arias – this INCLUDES HER !!! You can NOT conveniently cut yourself out of the equation when you are in the equation……..LIE !!

    • And, if she was immediately asked: ” Were you, Deanna having sex with Travis.” …Then the prosecutor would have immediately jumped up & objected, and screaming that she already answered that question. …So, the criminal justice system has built in limitations as to what questions can be asked so as to limit a defense lawyer, to not be able to draw out the truth when a witness is hiding the truth by weaving around the questions.

  59. Jen’s Trial Diaries ‏@TrialDiariesJ 33s34 seconds ago Phoenix, AZ
    Willmott keeps asking if TA lost his temple recommend again in 2008 Deanna says “I don’t know” #jodiarias #3tvarias

    Jen’s Trial Diaries ‏@TrialDiariesJ 44s44 seconds ago Phoenix, AZ
    Willmott keeps asking it and Juan objects and asks to approach #jodiarias #3tvarias

  60. Jen’s Trial Diaries ‏@TrialDiariesJ 18s18 seconds ago Phoenix, AZ

    W- In any time in 2007 are you aware TA lost his temple recommend again? In 2008? D- I don’t know that #jodiarias #3tvarias

  61. Again she is showing her true colors here by saying “it doesn’t matter how many times you do it” REALLY? ACCORDING TO WHO, YOU??? You don’t get to make all this up as you go along to protect you big fat …..

  62. Carolyn Sung ‏@CarolynSungCNN 1m1 minute ago
    To Deanna’s knowledge if TA didn’t have his temple recommend again in 08, this would be the second time. #jodiarias

    Michael Kiefer ‏@michaelbkiefer 2m2 minutes ago
    Willmott keeps asking if Alexander lost his temple recommend during several years. Martinez objects. #jodiarias

    Jen’s Trial Diaries ‏@TrialDiariesJ 1m1 minute ago Phoenix, AZ
    Willmott asks about the temple recommend loss again and Judge didn’t like it, Juan objects and she says approach #jodiarias #3tvarias

  63. Jen’s Trial Diaries ‏@TrialDiariesJ 2m2 minutes ago Phoenix, AZ
    Willmott- If TA had his temple recommend taken away it would be by Bishop right? Deanna- Yes, Travis would have to confide in the Bishop

    Carolyn Sung ‏@CarolynSungCNN 2m2 minutes ago

    Willmott is finished. Martinez up for re-direct. #jodiarias

    • Carolyn Sung ‏@CarolynSungCNN 2m2 minutes ago

      Reid confirms that she was living in Riverside when the first interview was conducted. #jodiarias

  64. Carolyn Sung ‏@CarolynSungCNN 1m1 minute ago
    Reid voluntarily came to Arizona for the interview. #jodiarias

    Jen’s Trial Diaries ‏@TrialDiariesJ 1m1 minute ago Phoenix, AZ
    J- You were asked how many times TA had sex with other people? D- 2 #jodiarias #3tvarias

  65. Michael Kiefer ‏@michaelbkiefer 17s17 seconds ago

    Reid says she listened to portions of recorded interview before court. Objection. Sidebar.

  66. Carolyn Sung ‏@CarolynSungCNN 21s22 seconds ago

    Martinez plays audio of Reid’s interview w/ defense again .#jodiarias

  67. Carolyn Sung ‏@CarolynSungCNN 19s19 seconds ago
    Martinez asks Reid if during that interview if she is being asked about her sexual relationship w/ TA. “NO” #jodiarias

    Michael Kiefer ‏@michaelbkiefer 26s26 seconds ago
    Martinez replays the passage in which she says she doesn’t know if Alexander had sex with others. Martinez: Was she asking about you? No.

  68. Jen’s Trial Diaries ‏@TrialDiariesJ 1m1 minute ago
    Audio shows DeAnna was asked about “other” women TA had sex with #jodiarias #3tvarias

    Carolyn Sung ‏@CarolynSungCNN 2m2 minutes ago
    Martinez plays audio again, this time Nurmi is asking Reid in the interview about TA’s sexual relations. #jodiarias

  69. Jen’s Trial Diaries ‏@TrialDiariesJ 2m2 minutes ago Phoenix, AZ
    Deanna was never asked if she had sex with TA in that interview In the trial she was #jodiarias #3tvarias

  70. Here is a parallel to help think about how idiotic this line of argument is about the question not including Deanna: Say you had a bunch of first graders in a room and the teacher has a big cookie jar in the front of the classroom to give out to well deserved accomplishments for the children. But she comes in one day and discovers that half the cookies are gone and the children are all just sitting there looking so innocent as they do. One child comes forward and confesses that he took a cookie and was very sorry. So the teacher stands in front of the classroom and asks “Are there others that took a cookie from my jar?” and the kids one by one start coming forward and confessing. But Deanna there on the front row says to herself “but she said ‘others’ so that doesn’t include me, hah, I don’t have to say anything….I’m all right with that ! “

  71. Jen’s Trial Diaries ‏@TrialDiariesJ 46s47 seconds ago Phoenix, AZ
    Juan has transcripts on the overhead of Deanna’s ? & answers Did you have sexual relationship with TA? D- Yes we were in love #jodiarias

    Jen’s Trial Diaries ‏@TrialDiariesJ 29s30 seconds ago Phoenix, AZ
    Deanna said her and TA had vaginal sex once. Deanna went to her Bishop and confessed #jodiarias #3tvarias

    Michael Kiefer ‏@michaelbkiefer 21s21 seconds ago
    Reid says she had intercourse once with Alexander. She confessed to the bishop and lost her temple recommend for a year as a consequence.

  72. Jen’s Trial Diaries ‏@TrialDiariesJ 1m1 minute ago Phoenix, AZ
    Juan asks if the rules are more relaxed for women than men? Deanna- No #jodiarias #3tvarias

    Jen’s Trial Diaries ‏@TrialDiariesJ 55s55 seconds ago Phoenix, AZ
    Juan says then the defendant would have to go to her Bishop and confess correct? Deanna- Correct #jodiarias #3tvarias

  73. Jen’s Trial Diaries ‏@TrialDiariesJ 51s51 seconds ago Phoenix, AZ
    Deanna said the company she was working for in CA moved to Phoenix and that’s why she moved to Az. It wasn’t for TA #jodiarias #3tvarias

    Michael Kiefer ‏@michaelbkiefer 1m1 minute ago
    Reid moved to Phoenix to keep her job when the company relocated, not to follow Alexander. #jodiarias

    Jen’s Trial Diaries ‏@TrialDiariesJ 47s48 seconds ago Phoenix, AZ
    Deanna says she was friends with TA till the time he was murdered Juan asks who has TA’s dog? Willmott objects #jodiarias #3tvarias

  74. Jen’s Trial Diaries ‏@TrialDiariesJ 19s20 seconds ago Phoenix, AZ

    Juan asks Deanna if TA spoke about other women to her Deanna says she would have to ask him and drag it out #jodiarias #3tvarias

      • Of course Deanna had to be a stalker on many occasions because she had everything to lose, because she lost her (over rated worth) “virginity” to TA & if he would not marry her, she could never marry any Mormon. …Probably not even an unemployed illegal alien, looking for a ticket into this country.

  75. Carolyn Sung ‏@CarolynSungCNN 54s55 seconds ago

    Martinez is finished.Jurors have questions. Sidebar to review. #jodiarias

  76. Carolyn Sung ‏@CarolynSungCNN 16s16 seconds ago

    Q: DR – Did you tell the bishop about all your sexual contacts. Yes. #jodiarias

    • She already said to JW that it didn’t matter how many times they had broken the law of chastity – she told the bishop about one time…….

  77. Carolyn Sung ‏@CarolynSungCNN 17s17 seconds ago

    Q: Was there any sexual contact with TA after the loss of temple recommend. No #jodiarias

  78. MaryEllen Resendez ‏@maryellenabc15 25s25 seconds ago

    #JodiArias jurors ask #TravisAlexander GF if members move out of state -does church in new state find out if they are temple worthy #abc15

    • Carolyn Sung ‏@CarolynSungCNN 22s23 seconds ago

      Q: What is the process members go through when moving state and joining a new church. #jodiarias

    • MaryEllen Resendez ‏@maryellenabc15 33s33 seconds ago

      #TravisAlexander Deanna Reid says member would go to new bishop and talk about whether they are temple worthy or have a temple rec #abc15

      • it’s an actual document – well, more like a drivers license – they have to show it to get into temple, when recommend is taken away it’s an actual thing that is taken away from them

          • also happens to be true, lol –

            one of the bits of info I picked up from that book by Prescott
            A temple recommend is like an ID card that they HAVE to present to get into the temple. When it’s taken away, it is physically taken away from them.

  79. MaryEllen Resendez ‏@maryellenabc15 23s24 seconds ago
    #JodiArias jurors ask #TravisAlexander former GF Deanna Reid if she told TA she would tell the bishop Reid: yes

    Carolyn Sung ‏@CarolynSungCNN 51s51 seconds ago
    Q: Who went to the bishop first, you or TA. Around the same time #jodiarias

    • MaryEllen Resendez ‏@maryellenabc15 54s54 seconds ago

      #JodiArias jurors ask #TravisAlexander former GF Deanna Reid who went to bishop first. Reid: I don’t know

      • A member of a couple would certainly know who went first, and she said that they both went around the same time; so how does she know it was around the same time, if she does not know when he went?

  80. MaryEllen Resendez ‏@maryellenabc15 38s39 seconds ago

    #JuanMartinez follows up jury questions with: Did you tell bishop everything? #TravisAlexander former GF Deanna Reid: Yes #JodiArias #abc15

  81. MaryEllen Resendez ‏@maryellenabc15 27s28 seconds ago

    #JodiArias atty JW now up for follow questions: Did you divulge everting from 2003-2005 #TravisAlexander former GF Deanna Reid: Yes #abc15

    • Those jurors are going to have to put on their wader boots to get out of that court room today or they will be covered in FROG POOP!! Slosh slosh slosh Man is it deep in there!

  82. Steve Krafft ‏@SKrafftFox10 21s22 seconds ago

    #jodiarias defense keeps harping on Deanna’s sex indiscretion. Do they risk overplaying their hand?

  83. MaryEllen Resendez ‏@maryellenabc15 17s17 seconds ago
    #JodiArias atty asks #TravisAlexander GF if she went 2temple when she was having sex w/TA Deanna Reid: Yes, my temple rec wasn’t taken away

    Jen’s Trial Diaries ‏@TrialDiariesJ 32s32 seconds ago Phoenix, AZ
    Willmott asks so you were still going inside the temple when you were having sexual contact Deanna- yes #jodiarias #3tvarias

    • This is NOT believable, period. The bishop would have removed her temple recommend, no doubt if he knew she was having sex outside of marriage…..

      • True BB but she was going to temple and having sex with TA without letting the bishop know. They didn’t let the bishop know they were having sex till they had split up basically is what it looks like.

        • Her answer “yes, my temple recommend wasn’t taken away” insinuates that she went to the bishop and told the bishop about the sex and he didn’t take the recommend away…This is how untruthful her answers are. Her real answer should have been Yes, TA and I were having sex and we hadn’t gone to the bishop and told the bishop yet….

          • This is why she felt okay about how she answered the DT about whether or not she knew if others were having sex with TA other than Jodi. Her answer is simply not truthful. She is parsing and playing semantics in order to avoid telling the whole truth.

        • The temple is supposed to be only for those that are considered “pure” and when you break the law of chastity and are having sex outside of marriage and you do not confess that to the bishop and continue entering the temple under false pretenses then yes, it is bad……

  84. Jen’s Trial Diaries ‏@TrialDiariesJ 14s14 seconds ago Phoenix, AZ
    Willmott wants to know everything Deanna told the Bishop about the sexual contact and Juan objects and it’s sustained #jodiarias #3tvarias

    Carolyn Sung ‏@CarolynSungCNN 28s28 seconds ago
    Willmott finished. 10 minute recess. #jodiarias

  85. MaryEllen Resendez ‏@maryellenabc15 44s45 seconds ago
    #JodiArias wearing royal blue sweater today

    Jen’s Trial Diaries ‏@TrialDiariesJ 41s42 seconds ago Phoenix, AZ
    Nurmi wants to recall Deanna and Juan says to subpoena her #jodiarias #3tvarias 10 min recess

  86. MaryEllen Resendez ‏@maryellenabc15 31s32 seconds ago

    #TravisAlexander former GF Deanna Reid is excused – #JuanMartinez may bring her back 2testify #JodiArias #deathpenalty retrial — #abc15

    • Yes, in this case, yes bc they are going to see right through her pathetic excuses and statements like – yeah I told the bishop but he didn’t take my temple recommend, yeah right……….

    • They will know the truth about recommends. Plus, I know for a fact oral is in fact considered sex. Bishops are not schooled to be Bishops. They are just normal members of the church who are called for a time to act as one. The interviews they do with the members are very intrusive. They can ask you anything from the time you start going as a kid without your parents present. I’m sure teens and young adults lie all the time and the Bishops believe them just like their parents. I dated a Mormon for 4 years between the ages of 16-20……so….

  87. Carolyn Sung ‏@CarolynSungCNN 2m2 minutes ago

    Judge asks Reid not discuss testimony with anyone other than attorneys. She may be re-called by defense. #jodiarias

  88. Carolyn Sung ‏@CarolynSungCNN 3m3 minutes ago
    Nurmi, Willmott, court reporter and bailiff having a little talk. #jodiarias

    Jen’s Trial Diaries ‏@TrialDiariesJ 2m2 minutes ago Phoenix, AZ
    Bishop Parker has arrived #jodiarias #3tvarias

  89. I pray that Deanna finds someone outside the church to love her with all their heart and let her know that Mormonism is not the be all and end all to her life. She deserves much much more.

  90. Jen’s Trial Diaries ‏@TrialDiariesJ 2m2 minutes ago Phoenix, AZ

    Jodi, Nurmi and Willmott had a Superbowl huddle #jodiarias #3tvarias

  91. I still think Deanna has A LOT more to do with Travis’ death than meets the eye. I’m also curious about her father’s rank in the Mormon Church.

  92. Jen’s Trial Diaries ‏@TrialDiariesJ 35s35 seconds ago Phoenix, AZ
    Vernon says he’s retired #jodiarias #3tvarias

    Wild About Trial ‏@WildAboutTrial 2m2 minutes ago
    Bishop VP Retired in 2001 (for the first time). #jodiarias

  93. Jen’s Trial Diaries ‏@TrialDiariesJ 45s46 seconds ago Phoenix, AZ
    Mr. Parker had a calling to the church. He was a Bishop in 1975, 78 and again in 99 for 3 years #jodiarias #3tvarias

    Jen’s Trial Diaries ‏@TrialDiariesJ 33s34 seconds ago Phoenix, AZ
    Nurmi wants to approach with Bishop Parker’s attorney #jodiarias #3tvarias

    Michael Kiefer ‏@michaelbkiefer 39s39 seconds ago
    Parker brought his own attorney who just went to the sidebar with the others. #jodiarias

    Cathy ‏@courtchatter 40s41 seconds ago
    #jodiarias Note from Cathy – When Bishop Parker says he’s retired, he’s referring to whatever career he had, nothing to do with being bishop

  94. This was published in 1993 : D. Vernon Parker, 52, Woodcrest Ward, Riverside California West Stake; to serve in Riverside California and Victorville California regions; former multi-region director of public affairs, stake president and counselor, bishop, Young Men president, deacons quorum adviser, and Scoutmaster; corporate accounting manager; earned bachelor’s degree from Weber State University and master’s degree from the University of Utah; born in Montpelier, Idaho; married Marsha Eunice Curtis.

  95. Jen’s Trial Diaries ‏@TrialDiariesJ 32s33 seconds ago Phoenix, AZ
    Juan asks if Bishop Parker’s attorney was appointed by the church and he responds YES #jodiarias #3tvarias

    Jen’s Trial Diaries ‏@TrialDiariesJ 32s33 seconds ago Phoenix, AZ
    Bishop Parker moved to his house in 1978 in Riverside and still lives there today #jodiarias #3tvarias

    Brent @ Kleinman Law ‏@brentjkleinman 45s45 seconds ago
    @michaelbkiefer Parker brought his own attorney who just went to the sidebar with the others. #jodiarias You can never have too many lawyers

  96. Jen’s Trial Diaries ‏@TrialDiariesJ 26s27 seconds ago Phoenix, AZ
    Juan has Parker explain a WARD #jodiarias #3tvarias

    Cathy ‏@courtchatter 12s13 seconds ago
    #jodiarias Note from Cathy – Mormon bishop’s are volunteers, not paid clergy. They are “called” to serve in that position temporarily.

  97. Jen’s Trial Diaries ‏@TrialDiariesJ 27s27 seconds ago Phoenix, AZ

    In 1999 a young single adult program was apart of the family wards #jodiarias #3tvarias

  98. MaryEllen Resendez ‏@maryellenabc15 52s52 seconds ago
    Bishop Parker explains #JodiArias jurors the make up of the Mormon church, bishops appointments, Wards, Stakes, punishment etc #abc15

    Jen’s Trial Diaries ‏@TrialDiariesJ 1m1 minute ago Phoenix, AZ
    Activities were sports, spiritual teachings and service #jodiarias #3tvarias

    Jen’s Trial Diaries ‏@TrialDiariesJ 44s44 seconds ago Phoenix, AZ
    As a Bishop he would conduct sacrament meetings, deal with callings, Sunday School and issues among members #jodiarias #3tvarias

  99. Michael Kiefer ‏@michaelbkiefer 21s21 seconds ago
    Martinez asks if you have to have a temple recommend to attend a baptism. Bishop says no. #jodiarias

    Jen’s Trial Diaries ‏@TrialDiariesJ 34s35 seconds ago Phoenix, AZ
    Parker is explaining the temple recommends and baptisms don’t have to happen in the temple and anyone can attend. #jodiarias #3tvarias

    Jen’s Trial Diaries ‏@TrialDiariesJ 10s11 seconds ago Phoenix, AZ
    No one has to have a temple recommend to attend a baptism #jodiarias #3tvarias

    Wild About Trial ‏@WildAboutTrial 2m2 minutes ago
    Bishop VP is the decision maker that would determine what their sanction was for sin. #jodiarias

  100. Carolyn Sung ‏@CarolynSungCNN 17s17 seconds ago
    Parker is explaining the temple recommends process and how one loses their recommends. #jodiarias

    Jen’s Trial Diaries ‏@TrialDiariesJ 14s15 seconds ago Phoenix, AZ
    You don’t have to have a temple recommend to baptize someone according to Parker #jodiarias #3tvarias

    • So Travis again could pretend he was something he was not and call himself a bishop and baptize Jodi even if he did not have a temple recommend……..

      • only needed to be a priesthood holder to baptize, and all males in Mormon get their first priesthood @ 12 I think, next level @ 18 — something like that

  101. Carolyn Sung ‏@CarolynSungCNN 19s19 seconds ago
    Bishop Parker confirms he knew Travis Alexander. #jodiarias

    Carolyn Sung ‏@CarolynSungCNN 30s30 seconds ago
    He met TA in March of 1999. #jodiarias

  102. Jen’s Trial Diaries ‏@TrialDiariesJ 53s54 seconds ago Phoenix, AZ
    Parker met TA around March of 99. TA just came back from his mission #jodiarias #3tvarias

    Steve Krafft ‏@SKrafftFox10 40s41 seconds ago
    Bishop Parker says Travis Alexander lived with his family in 2000. #jodiarias

    Jen’s Trial Diaries ‏@TrialDiariesJ 33s34 seconds ago Phoenix, AZ
    June or early July of 2000 TA moved in with Parker. He moved out in first part of Aug in 2000 #jodiarias #3tvarias

  103. Jen’s Trial Diaries ‏@TrialDiariesJ 37s38 seconds ago Phoenix, AZ
    Parker’s son David lived there, Jake was there late Aug-Nov 2000…not when TA was there #jodiarias #3tvarias

    Wild About Trial ‏@WildAboutTrial 53s54 seconds ago
    Juan mentions someone named “Jake” who lived with the Bishop. Jake lived in what now is an office above the garage. #jodiarias

    Michael Kiefer ‏@michaelbkiefer 44s45 seconds ago
    Martinez gets to the computer in the living room. Says that Alexander moved out and another named Jake moved in. #jodiarias

  104. Jen’s Trial Diaries ‏@TrialDiariesJ 1m1 minute ago Phoenix, AZ
    Jake had a bedroom in Parker’s office TA was in a different part of house when he was there #jodiarias #3tvarias

    Steve Krafft ‏@SKrafftFox10 1m1 minute ago
    Bishop Parker says there was a computer at his house. Family never saw Travis on the computer. #jodiarias

    Michael Kiefer ‏@michaelbkiefer 50s50 seconds ago
    Parker and his family never saw Alexander use the computer in the house. #jodiarias

  105. Jen’s Trial Diaries ‏@TrialDiariesJ 1m1 minute ago Phoenix, AZ
    Parker knew Witness #1 in 1999 and Wit #1 met a woman online. They had an online relationship #jodiarias #3tvarias

  106. doesn’t matter whether Parker saw TA using the computer or not. It doesn’t mean TA didn’t use it – you know when the old folks go to bed, the mice will play………

  107. Jen’s Trial Diaries ‏@TrialDiariesJ 21s22 seconds ago Phoenix, AZ
    She came to stay late Nov/Dec 2000 #jodiarias #3tvarias

    Jen’s Trial Diaries ‏@TrialDiariesJ 16s16 seconds ago Phoenix, AZ
    Witness #1 would come visit this woman at the Bishop’s house. #jodiarias #3tvarias

  108. MaryEllen Resendez ‏@maryellenabc15 21s21 seconds ago
    Bishop Parker tells jurors witness#1 knew his way around computers #JodiArias #TravisAlexander #abc15

  109. So is JM putting witness #1 on trial now?? This is about TA abusing Deanna and watching porn on the computer, not about witness #1 relationships……..

  110. Jen’s Trial Diaries ‏@TrialDiariesJ 44s45 seconds ago Phoenix, AZ

    During the time Witness #1 was courting his lady pop ups started to show up on the computer. Witness #1 told the Bishop about it #jodiarias

  111. Jen’s Trial Diaries ‏@TrialDiariesJ 59s59 seconds ago Phoenix, AZ

    It was scantily clad women on the pop ups. Witness #1 wasn’t disciplined for telling the Bishop this #jodiarias #3tvarias

  112. Michael Kiefer ‏@michaelbkiefer 17s18 seconds ago

    The bishop took the computer to the shop to remove the viruses. No folders of child porn. Witness 1 never told him there was any porn.

  113. Michael Kiefer ‏@michaelbkiefer 51s51 seconds ago

    Bishop thinks that the virus pop-ups were because of Jake not Travis. #jodiarias

  114. MaryEllen Resendez ‏@maryellenabc15 24s24 seconds ago

    Bishop Parker: My son had reason to believe it was Jake looking at porn that #JodiArias atty.’s claim was #TravisAlexander #abc15

  115. Jen’s Trial Diaries ‏@TrialDiariesJ 10s11 seconds ago Phoenix, AZ

    Did Witness #1 ever tell you he saw child porn on the computer? Bishop- NO #jodiarias #3tvarias

  116. Well I am thinking if Jake knew his way around computers and started seeing pop ups he knew what was going on….. or at least had a notion.. and if it were him viewing the porn he wouldn’t be reporting pop ups to the Bishop!

  117. Jen’s Trial Diaries ‏@TrialDiariesJ 59s60 seconds ago Phoenix, AZ
    Who was responsible for the pop ups on the computer Bishop- It was Jake Thompsons #jodiarias #3tvarias

    MaryEllen Resendez ‏@maryellenabc15 58s59 seconds ago
    Bishop Parker: Per Jake Tommy Thompson (cousin) confessed 2Jake HE caused “Scantily Clad Ladies” pop-ups #JodiArias #TravisAlexander #abc15

    Michael Kiefer ‏@michaelbkiefer 49s50 seconds ago
    Bishop doesn’t think the computer ever crashed like Witness 1 said. #jodiarias

  118. Jen’s Trial Diaries ‏@TrialDiariesJ 25s25 seconds ago Phoenix, AZ
    Juan has the affidavits from Witness #1 on big screen #jodiarias #3tvarias

    MaryEllen Resendez ‏@maryellenabc15 40s40 seconds ago
    #JuanMartinez shows witness#1 affidavit: HE was not honest w/Bishop P about who caused the “Scantily Clad Ladies” pop ups #JodiArias #abc15

  119. Michael Kiefer ‏@michaelbkiefer 15s15 seconds ago
    Bishop also says he would not have punished Witness 1 if he came to him and reported child porn on the computer. #jodiarias

    Jen’s Trial Diaries ‏@TrialDiariesJ 28s29 seconds ago Phoenix, AZ
    So it wouldn’t jeopardize Witness #1’s wedding like he stated in his affidavit #jodiarias #3tvarias

  120. Carolyn Sung ‏@CarolynSungCNN 1m1 minute ago
    Bishop says Witness #1 never came to him to say he found child porn on computer #jodiarias

    Carolyn Sung ‏@CarolynSungCNN 1m1 minute ago
    Martinez is done with Bishop. Cross-examination next. Sidebar. #jodiarias

  121. Michael Kiefer ‏@michaelbkiefer 56s56 seconds ago
    Recess

    Carolyn Sung ‏@CarolynSungCNN 53s53 seconds ago
    10 minute recess called. #jodiarias

  122. Hold up everyone…. Jake Tommy Thompson (Cousin) is this a relation to Dustin and Ashley ( who was murdered) ? Is there a connection? I believe the BISHOP is a douche bag just like TA.

    Haven’t posted in a long time, but I have been following this trial since day one….

  123. Isn’t all this testimony hearsay from the Bishop that is being allowed in this trial?

    Bishop says Jake put the porn on the computer

    Witness 1 says TA put the porn on the computer

    F&%K all we know is the BISHOP put the porn on the computer.

    This is the biggest web of lies I have ever seen in a trial and cover-ups……

    • I would think it might be all Jake’s porn if T-Dogg’s computer wasn’t full of viruses and all the evidence of porn in his registry that someone tried very hard to get rid of. Every computer TA uses ends up with porn on it. That’s what I would be thinking if I were a juror.

  124. Carolyn Sung ‏@CarolynSungCNN 2m2 minutes ago
    Judge tells Jurors because of #SuperBowlXLIX traffic issues there will be no court tomorrow. #jodiarias

    Carolyn Sung ‏@CarolynSungCNN 2m2 minutes ago
    Judge asks jury return Monday at 11:30am ET. #jodiarias

    Michael Kiefer ‏@michaelbkiefer 2m2 minutes ago
    Judge just sent the #jodiarias jury home until Monday. A witness cannot get a flight here to Phoenix because of Super Bowl traffic.

    Carolyn Sung ‏@CarolynSungCNN 3m3 minutes ago
    Jury has been excused. #jodiarias

  125. only finding two Jake Thompsons… one is a 20 year old baseball player and the other is an author on wealth but doesn’t look to be very old either

  126. LAW OFFICES OF L. KIRK NURMI

    SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF ARIZONA IN AND FOR THE COUNTY OF MARICOPA THE STATE OF ARIZONA

    Plaintiff, vs. JODI ANN ARIAS, Defendant.

    No. CR 2008-031021-001DT

    MOTION FOR MISTRIAL; PROSECUTORIAL MISCONDUCT THAT OCCURRED DURING THE CROSS EXAMINATION OF DR. ROBERT GEFFNER

    (Hon. Sherry Stephens)

    Ms. Arias, through undersigned counsel, pursuant to the rights due her via the Fifth, Eighth and Fourteenth Amendments of the United States Constitution, as well as Art. II, § 4 and Art. III of the Arizona Constitution, hereby requests that this Court declare a mistrial based on the State’s misconduct during its cross examination of Dr. Robert Geffner. In this motion Ms. Arias takes the position that in violating this Court’s Order not to disclose the name of a corroborating witness, not once, not twice but to date three times and counting as well as their choice to improperly attack Dr. Geffner not only
    amounts to blatant prosecutorial misconduct but an intentional interference with Ms. Arias’ ability to present mitigating evidence in violation the well-established dictates found in Skipper v. South Carolina 476 U.S. 1 (1986) Smith v. Texas, 543 U.S. 37, 43-45 (2004); Tennard v. Dretke, 542 U.S. 274, 285-86 (2004) as well as the authorities mentioned in the attached Memorandum of Points and Authorities which is incorporated herein all of which support the reality that the oral motion for mistrial Ms. Arias made on January 21, 2015, should be granted.

    MEMORANDUM OF POINTS AND AUTHORITIES

    I. RELEVANT FACTS

    On January 21, 2015, the State began its cross examination of Ms. Arias’ expert witness Dr. Robert Geffner. During direct examination counsel for Ms. Arias, consistent with an order issued by this court months before trial began to keep the names of Ms. Arias’ witnesses and/or collateral sources under seal, refrained from referring to these individuals by name in open court. Of note is the fact that Ms. Arias requested that the court issue such an order because mitigation witnesses and/or potential mitigation witnesses were reluctant and/or unwilling to speak with counsel for Ms. Arias out of concerns that should the fact that they even talked to counsel for Ms. Arias be made public that their personal safety would be threatened. Furthermore, as has been documented in other motions, many of these same individuals have refused to testify at trial out of fear for their personal safety due to threats they received personally or because they are aware of others who have received such threats. In direct defiance during cross examination the State violated this order by naming one such witness (aka Witness 1) during cross examination. After Ms. Arias objected to this violation of the Court’s Order, a bench conference was held to discuss the issue. After the State was advised of its mistake cross examination resumed. Within minutes the State again acted in defiance of the Court’s Order by mentioning Witness 1 by name again. As occurred after the first violation, Ms. Arias once again objected and the court once again held a bench conference. Of note is the fact that during this conference after being confronted with his second violation, counsel for the State avowed to the Court that he would not do it again. Within minutes of making such an avowal, the first words out of counsel for the State’s mouth included the name of Witness 1.

    On January 22, 2015, the State’s cross examination of Dr. Geffner continued. During this day long cross examination the State again defied the Order of this court by revealing the name of an expert witness as well. Finally, while not in direct defiance of this court’s order relating to sealing the names of witnesses, note should be made of the fact that during this same day the State accused Dr. Geffner of smearing Mr. Alexander for a second time. The cross examination of Dr. Geffner is set to resume on January 26, 2015.

    II. LAW AND ARGUMENT

    Legitimate issue cannot be taken with the fact that the State violated the Court’s Order that the names of these witnesses not be spoken in open court and that the State did so three times. Likewise, Ms. Arias would assert while she can’t prove intent on behalf of the State when it acted in defiance of this Court’s Order it seems to strain all logic to conclude that it was not intentional given the fact that the same violation occurred 3 times within an hours-time and that the third violation occurred directly after the State avowed to this Court that it would not happen again.

    The question posed by this motion then is what consequence or sanction should be imposed upon the State for its violation of this Court’s Order. To be clear, Ms. Arias is not seeking a sanction against counsel for the State personally but rather a substantive sanction related to the State’s pursuit of the death penalty against Ms. Arias. Now in this regard when Ms. Arias made her initial verbal motion for a mistrial the Court advised her in order for such sanctions to be imposed she must demonstrate more than potential harm.

    In this motion Ms. Arias would respectfully disagree with the court on this issue of the harm she must show, not because it is not the typical legal standard but because it is not the applicable legal standard that should be applied when the sole issue is whether or not a life sentence or a death sentence is to be imposed upon Ms. Arias. Instead under such circumstances the proper legal standard is if the improper comments of counsel probably influenced the jury. State v. Price, 111 Ariz 197, 576 P.2d 736 (1974), State v.Gonzalez 105 Ariz. 434, 466 P.3d 388 (1970). Considering the fact that the State then asserted that it was “Witness 1” who had an interest in this pornography and then illustrated for the jury that his true identity was being protected probably led the jury to believe there was some validity to the State’s unsupported assertion. Such actions in and of itself warrant the granting of a mistrial, however the constitutional violations do not end with this impropriety, because for any sentence of death that may be imposed upon Ms. Arias, her jury must have a full opportunity to consider all of the mitigating circumstances before imposing a sentence of death. Lockett v. Ohio, 438 U.S. 586, 98 S.Ct. 2954 (1978), Eddings v. Oklahoma 455 U.S. 104, 102 S.Ct. 869 (1982).

    In accord with Eddings and Lockett Ms. Arias takes the position her undisputed right to present mitigation is of such significance that the mere potential that these rights may be restricted or hampered in any way by purposeful misconduct of the nature that occurred during the cross examination of Dr. Geffner is enough to warrant a mistrial. Ms. Arias bases this assertion on the reality that should any one of Ms. Arias’ 14 witnesses, who were previously unwilling to participate, be contemplating changing their mind what occurred over the past few days would demonstrate to that should they choose to come forward on Ms. Arias’ behalf that their identity would most assuredly be
    revealed despite any assurances that this court may provide.

    It is Ms. Arias’ position that assuring the non-participation of “Witness 1” and/or any other potential mitigation witnesses is why the State purposefully published the name of “Witness 1.” Further evidence that the State’s true motivation for violating the court’s Order is to preclude mitigation in violation of the rights due Ms. Arias pursuant to Fifth, Eighth and Fourteenth Amendments of the United States Constitution, as well as Art. II, § 4 and Art. III of the Arizona Constitution is found in the reality that the State violated well established case law which dictates that it is not proper for counsel to imply that an expert witness is conducting themselves unethically without having evidence to support the allegation. State v. Hughes 193 Ariz. 72, 969 P.2d 1184 (1998) citing State v. Bailey 132 Ariz. 472, 647 P.2d (1982). Furthermore, “a prosecutor may not insinuate that an expert is unethical or incompetent without properly admitted evidence to support it. Unfair attacks on the veracity of a witness are of particular concern when the target is a key witness Bailey at 480 (citations omitted). Given that Dr. Geffner is one of three witnesses that Ms. Arias is calling during her case and given that Dr. Geffner is the only expert who is addressing the subject of domestic violence in this case it is hard to imagine how he could not be considered as a key witness. Additionally, the State offered no evidence to support its assertions that Dr. Geffner was testifying in order to smear the victim. Combining this reality with the reality that a County Attorney’s comments receive extra scrutiny in a capital case and the need for a mistrial seems undeniable.

    Burrows v. State 38 Ariz. 99, 297 P.2d 1029 (1931).

    In considering this motion Ms. Arias would also remind the court that the State. Pursuant to A.R.S. 13-751, is not entitled to a sentence of death, nor is the State entitled to act in a “win at all costs” manner to obtain such a sentence. In Re Peasley 208 Ariz. 27, 90 P.3d 964 (2004) citing Pool v. Superior Court 139 Ariz. 98, 103, 677 P.2d 261, 266 (1984).

    III. CONCLUSION

    This is not the first time that the State has acted improperly in this case and logic dictates that it will most assuredly not be the last unless their misconduct is met with meaningful sanctions. As described above, the actions that the State undertook during its cross examination of Dr. Geffner stand in direct contrast to the rights due Ms. Arias pursuant to the Fifth, Eighth and Fourteenth Amendments of the United States Constitution, as well as Art. II, §4 and Art. III of the Arizona Constitution. Thus, for the
    reasons mentioned above, Ms. Arias asks that the request she made for a mistrial on January 21, 2015, be granted.

    RESPECTFULLY SUBMITTED this 25th
    day of January, 2015.

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