“But now, instead of a gun, instead of a knife she uses lies. And she uses these lies in court when she testified to stage the scene for you. Just like she staged the scene for the police, after she killed Mr. Alexander.
And this woman, who would stage the scene, has even attempted to stage the scene through the use of the media. She has courted the media, she has gone on national television. You’ve seen the programs and you’ve seen some of the — her words to the media. She has also attempted, or gone out in search of the limelight. She has signed a manifesto, just in case she becomes famous.
And to top it all off, she has indicated that she is innocent. That no jury will convict her. That none of you, will convict her, after she has staged the scene for you.”
Juan Martinez beginning his closing argument in the State of AZ vs. Jodi Ann Arias, Count of first-degree murder.
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“Travis was a precious man who dated a creature from our worst nightmares. Mr. Martinez I believe you will protect the world from this monster and land her on death row. Thank you from my heart.”