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While some death row inmates turn to the Bible for sustenance, has learned that Jodi Arias has found another unlikely source of inspiration as she waits for the outcome of her death penalty trial — a Casey Anthony biography!

According to an insider, Arias is currently reading the book Presumed Guilty, by Anthony’s attorney Jose Baez. The book chronicles the case of the acquitted child killer, and how she regained her freedom — something convicted killer Arias ultimately hopes for as well.

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“Jodi loves the book because she can sympathize with being the defendant in a murder case,” a source close to Arias told Radar.

“She has certain feelings of fondness for Casey,” the source continued. “And knows what she must have been going through.”

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The prosecution fired back at Jodi Arias lawyers, who accuse a detective of hiding evidence that Travis Alexander was into teen porn.

Arias attorneys want her murder conviction tossed because they say a detective deleted files from Alexander’s laptop that showed he visited raunchy websites.

The public, reporters and cameras were back in court Wednesday as prosecutor Juan Martinez argued that Arias’ previous defense lawyers had the computer on the day her new lawyers claim the web browser history was erased. It could have been a computer virus that caused the deletion after Alexander’s death, he suggested.

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“They’re the ones who powered it up,” Martinez said.

If it is true that Arias lawyers were responsible, then Arias might have “ineffective assistance of counsel” issues for her appeal, defense attorney Kirk Nurmi responded.

Nurmi said Martinez called Arias a liar when she testified…

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PHOENIX (KSAZ) – There were explosive allegations, that if true, could derail the Jodi Arias trial, and not just her sentencing. They could affect her conviction, maybe even make her a free woman.

In a motion filed Monday, her lawyers claim key evidence was destroyed and they’ve only learned about it now.

A motion was filed by Arias’ lawyers alleging a computer forensic expert claims thousands of images of child porn were deleted from Arias’ victim, Travis Alexander’s, computer while that computer was in the custody of Mesa police.

Arias alleged in her trial that her ex-boyfriend was a pedophile and had threatened her because she could expose it, however, no evidence of that was ever presented in court.

The motion filed Monday calls for all charges be dropped for proprietorial misconduct, a FOX 10 source confirms Monday night that the motion was indeed filed.

These are serious allegations of evidence tampering against the Mesa police department and prosecutors.

FOX 10 spoke with Mesa Police tonight who say they just learned of this, this evening. They say obviously the defense is entitled to make motions and they will let the judicial system take it’s course.

FOX 10 also reached out to county attorney’s office for comment, but they responded declining any comment on the case as per the instructions of the judge.

New York prosecutor and commentator, Beth Karas says while these kinds of motions are filed, it’s rare and it’s a very serious allegation to make.

“They’ve got a reason to believe some significant information on Travis Alexander’s laptop was deleted while in possession of police department and the first jury last year never heard this evidence. I’m a little suspicious, I want to hear the state’s response to this,” said Beth Karas.

“If these allegations are true, this is very bad for the police department and prosecution. It’s misconduct on police and the prosecution, it’s destroying Brady Material that the jury is entitled to hear and see, and this means the integrity of the guilty verdict is totally affected. She’s entitled to a new trial or dismissal of new charges or death penalty taken off the table, there could be sanctions against the police department and the prosecutor,” she said.

So what happens next? The state responds and a judge hears from a witness either in the penalty phase or have a separate hearing.

Karas says use caution, let the states response and evidence in support or against it before getting too riled up about this motion not being resolved this week.

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A production company based in Northern California has been granted the exclusive rights to the life story of Jodi Arias — a deal made with the convicted killer herself — and plans to turn it into a feature film are well under way, is exclusively reporting.

Gary Nelson of Splash Hit Productions secured the rights in a legal document with Arias, 33, on May 1, 2014, and will retain all legal rights through 2017.

“I basically corresponded with her a couple times. I wanted to know what her story was and after we got to talking, her and her team trusted me and believed that I could take this to the next level,” Nelson told Radar.

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“I’m in the process of a screenplay told from her eyes, what she has to say. People have seen what’s out there movie wise and the court proceeding…

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Judge restricts live camera coverage in Jodi Arias case

PHOENIX - The second penalty phase in the Jodi Arias murder case will not be televised live, a judge ruled in an order made public Tuesday, marking a change from her first trial that attracted worldwide attention and created a media spectacle when the proceedings were broadcast in real time.

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Arias, 33, a former waitress, was convicted of first-degree murder last May for the 2008 killing of her one-time boyfriend, Travis Alexander, but jurors couldn’t reach a decision on a sentence.

Under Arizona law, while her murder conviction stands, prosecutors have the option of putting on a second penalty phase with a new jury in an effort to secure a death sentence.

If the second panel fails to end in a unanimous decision, the death penalty would be removed from consideration. The judge would then sentence Arias to spend her life behind bars or to be eligible for release after 25 years. The penalty phase retrial is set for Sept. 8,2014.

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Video and audio coverage of the proceedings will be allowed but may not be broadcast publicly until after the verdict, Judge Sherry Stephens wrote in her ruling.

“Any violation of this court order will result in immediate expulsion from the courtroom,” Stephens wrote.

Stephens appeared to give herself some leeway with the decision, noting in the ruling that if any footage was at some point during the proceedings allowed to be broadcast, there would have to be a 15-minute delay.

Media lawyers had argued for the same live TV coverage that occurred during Arias’ first trial.

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Despite her handwritten pleas and multiple legal filings, Jodi Arias is facing the death penalty and will be tried again in the sentencing phase following her conviction of first degree murder for the brutal slaying of Travis Alexander.

Judge Sherry Stephens ruled on Monday that Arias’ penalty phase trial will begin on September 8, 2014, more than a year after a jury was deadlocked on her sentence but found her guilty of Alexander’s murder.

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She was found guilty by the jury of killing him in June 2008, after she stabbed him 29 times, shot him in the face and slit his throat from ear to ear.

Prosecutor Juan Martinez will again try and convince a jury that Arias should be put to death, rather than stay behind bars for the rest of her life.  If the jury is deadlocked again the judge…

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PHOENIX (AP) — A retrial to decide whether convicted murderer Jodi Arias is sentenced to life in prison or the death penalty has been pushed back from March 17 because of a prosecutor’s scheduling conflict.

The Arizona Republic ( ) reports that prosecutor Juan Martinez is supposed to begin another potential death penalty trial on May 12.

In a hearing Tuesday in Maricopa County Superior Court, Presiding Criminal Judge Joseph Welty ruled the trial of a man accused of killing a Phoenix-area police officer in 2007 will go first. It’s the oldest capital murder case in the county awaiting trial.

Welty left the rescheduling of Arias’ penalty phase retrial to Judge Sherry Stephens.

The 33-year-old Arias was convicted last May of killing her boyfriend at his suburban Phoenix home in 2008, but the jury couldn’t reach a verdict on her sentence.Image

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