Judge Sherry Stephens held closed-door meetings on Wednesday with the prosecution and defense in the Jodi Arias death penalty case. About 175 potential jurors remain out of the initial 400 people in the jury pool who were questioned last week. Attorneys have been questioning the jurors on their views of capital punishment and whether they can be objective and fair. Court will be back in session on Tuesday. The sentencing is expected to last into December. Arias was convicted in 2013 of first-degree murder for the death of her ex-boyfriend Travis Alexander. Jurors hung on whether Arias should be sentenced to life or death. Her trial was described as a “circus” by many. While her trial was televised, her sentencing cannot be televised until its completion to limit any undue outside influence.
No Jury Chosen Yet in Jodi Arias Sentencing, 175 Potential Jurors RemainPosted: October 12, 2014 in Jodi Arias, Media Sensationalism, News
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