Skip to comments.Casey Anthony plans to appeal convictions for lying
Posted on 07/15/2011 11:02:20 AM PDT by markomalley
Casey Anthony will appeal her convictions on four charges of lying to detectives who investigated the 2008 disappearance and death of her 2-year-old daughter Caylee, according to a notice filed on Friday by her criminal defense attorneys.
The defamation lawsuit was filed in 2008 but put on hold during the criminal proceedings. Fernandez-Gonzalez's lawyers this week asked for an emergency order to compel Anthony to appear at the deposition, telling the judge they were concerned she would disappear after her release from jail.
Greene countered with a motion for an emergency protective order, arguing that Anthony was emotionally and mentally exhausted by the seven-week criminal trial and has had no time to prepare for her defense in the defamation case.
At a court hearing Friday morning, Greene immediately asked Judge Jose Rodriguez for a private bench conference.
When it was over, Rodriguez announced he would step down from the case and adjourned the hearing. Neither Greene nor Keith Mitnik, who represents Fernandez-Gonzalez, would discuss what transpired in the private discussion with the judge.
Mitnik said Anthony's deposition is still on.
"What was accomplished today in my opinion is she's now going to get out of jail, and we've got to wait and see if she shows up," Mitnik said.
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This story is a bit like a train wreck.
But it would be interesting to see what happened in that conference to cause the judge to recuse himself.
This is just a shrewd legal maneuver to allow her to refuse to answer questions in a deposition. She knows the convictions will not be reversed.
Casey & Bambi, which one is the worst liar?????
Shrewd how? To forestall further legal actions by anyone? Thats interesting.
I was thinking she should just go away and stfu...
This poor girl has been to Hell and back. I hope she finds some peace and receives some money for 3 years of being in prison for nothing. God bless Casey for the witch trials she has had to endure.
Casey Anthony is safe from prosecution for the murder of her child so I guess she feels empowered. However, if her statements to the police were recorded and were demonstrably false, I can’t see the basis for the appeal unless her attorneys have some technical legal ploy that they are counting on. The judge recusing himself may be a clue but I don’t know what to make of it. Like Casey Anthony herself, this latest move is a bit odd.
It’s a tie.
Talk about chumming the water...
Funniest thing I’ve seen all day.
You have GOT to be kidding.
That was a good one.
I don’t think so. The comment is so incredibly stupid it’s not even worth commenting, or copying the poster, on.
It is actually shrewd. The defamation lawsuit depends on statements for which she was found guilty in the criminal trial. Her lawyers can block key aspects of discovery by claiming that the criminal case is ongoing.
Yes, poor thing. Just think, if she hadn’t been in jail these past 3 years, how many more babies she could have had and killed. Don’t worry though, she’ll be getting out soon and she can get started on it.
Casey’s own lawyer (Baez), quoted the prosecution in his closing arguments calling her a liar and a slut. Maybe he’s just going to say he was mistaken...she’s just a slut.
Baez, Casey’s lawyer, in his closing arguments, quoted and showed agreement with the prosecution that his client was a liar and a slut. Maybe he’s going to say he was mistaken...she’s just a slut????
They are going to appeal the lying to police on Miranda. In any civil trial she can take the 5th while the appeal is ongoing. Oj was not appealing anything.
This poor girl has been to Hell and back
If the jury weren’t such idiots the “poor girl” wouldn’t of come back from “hell”.
If you want to show your pity show it for her daughter. Remember....the little girl she left in a plastic bag like garbage.
You are kidding right? Did you even watch the trial?
It is a Hell she created herself. She deserved to be in jail and was even given credit for time served.
God will damn Casey, not bless her, for the murder of her child.