Judge Perry came to another decision.  Chloroform evidence is in. 

 Evidence Allowed:

Chloroform evidence

 Heart sticker

 Police K-9’s

 Lone Hair

 Root Growth

 Trunk Stain

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 References to the smell of the car have not been ruled on yet.

The judge denied a motion to reconsider his ruling to keep the stain from the trunk in evidence.

Jose Baez, lead counsel for the Defense has a motion pending asking to prohibit any references to photographs and social behavior of Casey Anthony that occurred within the “31 days” because they are irrelevant as to consciousness of guilt.

Baez added “typical evidence probative of consciousness of guilt has been limited to flight, concealment or resistance of a lawful arrest. 

Quote:

For a defendant’s subsequent behavior to be probative of consciousness of guilt, the behavior must somehow bare on an act in futherance of evading prosecution. Further, “where the defendant challenges the relevancy of such evidence, the state must adduce evidence that the defendant’s behavior was related to an attempt to avoid being held accountable for the crime at issue.”

 

Snipped from WFTV

A research scientist, who has done groundbreaking work in the field of human decomposition, said he found an amount of chloroform in Casey Anthony’s car trunk that was 10,000 times more than he’d expect to see. The defense expert argued the methods the scientist used to determine that were faulty.

Wednesday, Judge Perry disagreed and ruled the jury will hear that evidence.

WFTV legal analyst Bill Sheaffer says it’s very damaging to Casey. 

What’s left for the defense?  SUBURBAN DRIVE

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WFTV, in their quest for a fair trial for Casey Anthony is speculating Palm Beach will be Judge Perry’s location of choice for the perfect, unbiased jurors.  WFTV reports Judge Perry has been sited in the area. 

Sources:

http://www.cfnews13.com/article/news/2011/april/238402/Judge-rejects-Casey-Anthonys-defenses-second-attempts

http://www.wftv.com/news/27700890/detail.html

Defense Motions

http://www.wftv.com/pdf/27662775/detail.html  denied

http://www.wftv.com/pdf/27662775/detail.html  pending

Baez cited: (Twilegar v. State, 42 So. 3d 177, 196 (Fla. 2010)

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