From what I understand, the state pays the attorneys representing a DP defendant if the county where they are being tried has no DP qualified Public Defenders.
And Leon County's last DP qualified Public Defender retired right after The Gary Michael Hilton trial.
I live in Tallahassee and my husband's store and my daughter's school were both very, very close to Trescott Drive.
There is a large liquor store at the major intersection in that area. A VERY large liquor store.
It's possible that the reporter called her to comment and was told "call my attorney." Whether she has one or not.
At this point I don't see how she could possibly sue anyone. And also, IMO, nobody - with the possible exception of Dr Phil - will care to interview her for money or give her a...
From Sheriff Joe's news release:
Arias has historically spent around $100 a week on candy and other
tasty food items to supplement the rather bl
and diet served in his jails.
Holy moley - that's a lot of candy!
Florida has it now as a simple majority, so as few as seven jurors can find for the DP. Unfortunately, the US Supreme Court is reviewing FL's law this year because of an appeal by a (sentenced to death but not by a unanimous vote) death row inmate. So who knows how it will end up.