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Opinion: Casey Anthony Walks, The System Works, But Who is the Biggest Loser?

Sunday, July 17, 2011

I, for one, am so disturbed by what has occurred that I propose removal of cameras from courtrooms in all criminal cases, where the camera threatens to undermine the sixth amendment right to a fair trial.

-Jami Floyd, It's A Free Country blogger.

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WNYC News

Caylee's Law Aims to Toughen Penalties for Failure to Report Missing Kids

Sunday, July 17, 2011

Some New Jersey lawmakers want to toughen the penalties for failure to report a missing or deceased child by making them crimes felonies in the wake of the high-profile Casey Anthony case.

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The Takeaway

Casey Anthony Trial: A Landmark Case for the Media

Wednesday, July 06, 2011

After deliberating for 10 hours yesterday, the jury in the Casey Anthony trial reached a not guilty verdict. The Florida mother was accused of killing her two-year-old daughter Caylee in 2008. Ultimately, jurors rejected the prosecution's allegations that Anthony had suffocated her daughter with duct-tape and dumped her body in a wooded area. The case captivated the nation for three years and the methods news outlets used to cover the trial may have permanently changed they way the media will report on high-profile court cases in the future.

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It's A Free Blog

Opinion: Why Casey Anthony 'Got Off,' and Why it Matters

Wednesday, July 06, 2011

Our constitution balances the tension between the public’s desire for retribution against the greater societal goal of justice. The fair trial/free press debate, which was highlighted again by the Casey Anthony trial, is as old as the republic.

-Jami Floyd, It's A Free Country blogger.

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