| Jun 25, 2011
| 6:37 PM
Whether Casey Anthony testifies or not, legal analysts, trial observers and mental-health experts agree the defense team must try to explain her behavior and her raft of lies in the wake of her daughter's death.
Consider the prosecution's theory of...
| Aug 9, 2011
| 3:54 PM
Adding to the debacle that has become Casey Anthony's in-jail probation is the fact that she did not pay court, investigation, prosecution or supervision costs related to her check-fraud case.
Investigative costs came to $5,517 in that case – an...
| Aug 4, 2011
| 10:42 AM
Chief Judge Belvin Perry is set Friday to hear Casey Anthony's emergency motion to "quash, vacate and set aside" fellow Judge Stan Strickland's amended order regarding the young woman's probation status.
Perry may decide whether the 25-year-old should...
| Jul 2, 2011
| 5:46 PM
When jurors hear closing arguments Sunday in the Casey Anthony murder trial, they will be reminded that the attorneys' presentations are not evidence — and not the facts the panel must rely upon to render its verdict.
Yet trial attorneys maintain...
| Jun 18, 2011
| 7:06 PM
I am beginning to wonder if Casey Anthony and José Baez could pull off the impossible.
Not exoneration from the jury but a death sentence from the judge.
As satisfying as that may be to the multitudes who have posted comments on our coverage of this...
| Dec 21, 2010
| 3:45 PM
Casey Anthony defense attorneys filed a series of motions late today designed to keep statements and evidence they claim may prejudice their client out of the upcoming first-degree murder trial.
Among the statements they want blocked from entering the...
| Jun 15, 2011
| 12:00 PM
A newly obtained transcript of a sidebar conference from last week shows why Chief Judge Belvin Perry allowed jurors in the Casey Anthony trial to hear gruesome details about animals chewing on her daughter Caylee's bones.
The sidebar conference came...
| Jun 25, 2011
| 2:36 PM
Private discussions of the judge and lawyers, held outside the earshot of jurors and court watchers, have become a signature characteristic of the Casey Anthony murder trial.
That is why most people tracking the case are in the dark about what happened...
| Jun 17, 2011
| 5:47 PM
After weeks of overnight campouts, shouting matches and finally a brawl, a new system for obtaining tickets to the Casey Anthony trial made a smooth debut this afternoon.
Under the new rules, anyone wanting tickets to the trial must line up at 4 p.m....
| Jul 1, 2011
| 5:13 PM
For weeks, prosecutors and defense attorneys in the Casey Anthony trial have built toward Sunday's final bid to sway the jury that will decide the guilt or innocence of the woman accused of killing her 2-year-old daughter, Caylee Marie.
That fact was not...
| Jun 20, 2011
| 5:36 PM
Since taking on Casey Anthony's defense, Jose Baez has been targeted by several Florida Bar inquiries:
In September 2009, the Bar cleared Baez of an ethical complaint accusing him of getting paid inappropriately in the case.
In September 2009, the Bar...