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The Never Ending Saga of Stabby Fucking Einstein

July 6, 2018

Please Rise and Salute The Flag of the Great State of Arizona and then Salute Kirk Nurmi For His Testicles Finally Dropping.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

IN THE COURT OF APPEALS STATE OF ARIZONA DIVISION ONE

STATE OF ARIZONA, No. 1 CA-CR 15-0302 Appellee, v. JODI ANN ARIAS, Appellant. Maricopa County Superior Court No. CR-2008-031021-001 DT

APPELLANT’S OPENING BRIEF

MARICOPA COUNTY PUBLIC DEFENDER

Deputy Public Defenders Downtown Justice Center 620 West Jackson, Suite 4015 Phoenix, Arizona 85003 Telephone (602) 506-7711 ACE@mail.maricopa.gov Attorneys for APPELLANT

Not a Judge Sherry Stephens and Totally Should be a Judge Kelly McFadden Presiding

Ladies and Gentlemen we are going to start with some off the record housekeeping matters. Firstly Stabby’s Pencil is still out on mental health leave so Stabby will be afforded a crayon. If anyone hears any shrieks of laughter up and down the hallway it is just Kirk Nurmi and it should be ignored. We get it Kirk and the neener neener was probably not necessary. The vet, a box of good boy treats and the tranquilizer gun have all been placed on stand by. Totally should be a Judge Kelly will be working most of the first part of what we are all sure is going to be an overly dramatic and way to long appeals process.

The Repellant er I mean Appellant has made several million assertions in her opening (good god is this really just the opening) brief which we will of course have to cover. Pretoria was polite enough to forward all unused puke buckets and they are located at the ends of the aisles for your convenience. As the law dictates you are allowed and encouraged to ask any questioned of the lying ho, sorry I mean appellant that you feel are pertinent. Okay I think we are ready to go so I will hand things off to Totally should be a judge Kelly.

Good afternoon everyone. I have been handed a note that the citizens of earth would like to just go ahead and apologize now that you have to be here. Thank you citizens, we accept your apology.

So lets deal with this shit. Firstly I am going to have to cover exactly what an appeals process entails.

For your edification : Appeal: A request to a higher court to review the lower court’s proceedings and outcome. The defendant argues that the lower court violated his or her rights in some way that warrants getting a new trial or a reduced sentence. Direct Appeal: Filed with the Arizona Court of Appeals. In death penalty cases, the direct appeal is filed with the Arizona Supreme Court. Opening Brief: A written document in which arguments are presented that the defendant’s conviction or sentence is improper and should be reversed.

What we are dealing with today believe it or not is just the opening brief. All 5 million pages of it. Seriously could she have crammed any more stuff in this thing? Jesus H Christ the only thing missing is the chorus from O Holy Night.

Since there is so much garbage to get through I am breaking it up into parts and this is what we are starting with. My answers to statements will be in italics.

STATEMENT OF THE CASE

1

The state indicted appellant, Jodi Ann Arias, for the murder of her boyfriend, T.A. (Instrument 1, hereinafter I.). The state charged her with first degree premeditated murder or in the alternative, felony murder. This is a factual statement that actually happened.

On October 31, 2008, the state made notice of its intention to seek the death penalty. (I. 32-33). On August 7, 2009, the court held a Chronis hearing and found that the state presented probable cause to support one aggravating factor: the crime was committed in an especially cruel manner. (ME 8-10-09). The parties could not settle after a settlement conference. (RT 7-5-11, pp. 2-58). They conducted a second settlement conference before the retrial, which was also unsuccessful. (ME 10-24-13). If this is part of her appeal you will have to excuse me while I bang my head off of the keyboard. aoehtaefhsd. Her idea of a settlement was 10 years for basically killing the man 3 times.

Stabby’s trial began December 10, 2012, with

jury selection. (RT 12-10-12, p. 12). The jury found Arias guilty of first degree murder on May 8, 2013. (RT 5-8-13, p. 11). The aggravation phase began May 15, 2013. (RT 5-15-13, p. 4). The state sought to prove one aggravator, the killing was done in an especially cruel manner.

 

, p. 9). At the conclusion of the aggravation phase, the jury found that the state proved this aggravating factor. \

Please note there may be a slight discrepancy in the cites to the record depending on whether one is referring to the electronic version of the transcripts or the hard copy of the transcripts.

 

2 The penalty phase began May 16, 2013. (RT 5-16-13, p. 53). It concluded on May 23, 2013, when the jury could not agree on life or death. (RT 5-23-13, p. 8). The court declared a mistrial. (I. 1154; RT 5-23-13, p. 10). The defense argued a Motion for Mistrial on May 20, 2013. (RT 5-20-13 #1, pp. 9-18). The court denied that motion. Because there was no reason for a mistrial.

, p. 18). The defense filed a Motion to Vacate the Aggravation Phase verdict pursuant to Rule 24.2. (I. 1174). The court denied that motion. (ME 8-9-13).

Arias’s retrial began September 29, 2014. Once again, the jury could not

agree on a sentence. (I. 2058; RT 3-5-15, p. 6). The court declared a mistrial.

The court sentenced Arias to natural life. (RT 4-13-15, p. 56). The parties stipulated to the amount of restitution. (ME 6-22-15). Arias filed a timely Notice of Appeal. (I. 2083). This Court has jurisdiction pursuant to Article 6, § 9 of the Arizona Constitution, and A.R.S. §§ 12-120.21 (A) (1), 13-4031 and 13-4033 (A).

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FACTS (Oh this should be good)

This appeal is about Jodi Arias and T.A., whose lives were bound together by secrets. Arias grew up in northern California. (RT 2-4-13 #1, pp. 101-102; 116; 122). Stabby’s  parents abused her physically. (facts not in evidence)

, pp. 101; 104-108). She moved out when she was seventeen years old. (

, pp. 122-125). Arias left school and worked as a waitress. (

 

, pp. 122; 125). She supported herself. (when she wasn’t mooching off of whatever guy she had entranced with her slutty ways)

, pp. 125; RT 2-4-13 #2, p. 21). Arias found work waitressing at resorts in Crater Lake and Monterey. (RT 2-5-13, pp. 9; 20). She lived in Palm Desert, California for four years with her boyfriend, D.B., and was happy there.

, pp. 30; 39-41). Arias was a spiritual seeker, always interested in self-improvement. (facts so far out of evidence they may be circling jupitor)

, pp. 7-

8; 84). She became involved in “PPL,” Pre

-Paid Legal Services, a Pyramid scheme, lets just call a spade a spade here mmmkay.

, pp. 56; 61). She enjoyed the inspiring, motivational PPL functions. (

, pp. 75; 84). She met T.A. at a PPL function in Las Vegas in September of 2006. (

, pp. 62; 67). T.A. was an executive director of PPL. (

, p. 69). He approached Arias at a social function and introduced himself. (

, p. 68). They spent time together that weekend.

 

, pp. 70-74). She was his date at a formal banquet.

, pp. 70-74). She considered T.A. to be a new friend.

 

, pp. 97-100). After leaving Vegas, they talked on the phone every night.

, p. 106). By the weeks end stabby broke up with D.B.

, pp. 98-99). She wanted to start a family. (and hopefully at some point collect a bunch of spousal and child support)

, p. 99). D.B. did not want to get married. because he was a smart, smart man

, pp. 102-103). Arias and T.A. met the following weekend at their friends’ residence in California for a pyramid scheme event

, pp. 103-104). Once everyone was asleep, T.A. arrived at Arias

’s bedroom for a night time rendezvous. because of course he did, she was giving it away for fucks sake.

, p. 106). T.A. initiated sexual contact. Assuming facts not in evidence and my personal guess is someone named stabby initiated sexual contact

 

, p. 118). Arias knew that T.A. was Mormon. That is actually a true statement

, p. 90). He wore his temple garments during that sexual encounter. Assumes facts not in evidence and EWWWW

, p. 121). The next morning, they attended a Mormon church service together.

, p. 126). T.A. encouraged her to explore Mormonism.

, pp. 129-130). T.A. was a priest of the order Melchizedek and a respected church member. (RT 2-13-13, pp. 133-134). Arias believed T.A. was superior to her in all matters concerning religion. (I’m gonna give her this one.)

, p. 134). He gave her a copy of the Book of Mormon and sent missionaries to visit her at her home. (RT 2-5-13, p. 129). Two months after they met, T.A. baptized

Arias into the Mormon religion. (RT 2-6-13, pp. 25-26). After the baptism ceremony, the couple returned to Arias home where they had sex (assumes facts not in evidence)

, pp. 45-47). The Law of Chastity forbids sexual contact between unmarried persons. (RT 1-30-13, p. 96). T.A. instructed Arias that the church permitted sexual contact but not vaginal intercourse. (RT 2-6-13, p. 17). Arias trusted T.A. when he assured her that oral and anal sex between unmarried persons were acceptable. (so einstein is an idiot. Is that what we are going with?)

, pp. 20; 16-17). Eventually, the unmarried couple engaged in vaginal intercourse as well as other types of sexual behavior. How many fucking types are there we’ve covered anal, oral, vaginal, desserts, what’s missing maybe livestock?

, p. 99). Arias and T.A. became an exclusive couple in February of 2007

, p. 51). They met at PPL events and travelled together to visit Mormon historical sites.

, pp. 100; 122). Travelling together as an unmarried couple was frowned upon by Mormons. (RT 1-30-13, p. 24). T.A. assured her that the church approved of their sexual relationship. ( I CALL BULLSHIT ON THIS ENTIRE STATEMENT)

 

We will pick up with the rest of the opening salvo tomorrow. I need a tylenol and maybe a xanax or something.

RBMD peacing the fuck out

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Well it’s happened. The apocalypse is upon us. Stabbys Appeal Process Has Started And Oddly (so not oddly) We Are All To Blame.

July 6, 2018

 

 

My loyal subjects, your royal majesty, high commander of the realm, horse whisperer, honorary DVM, pretend Judge, pretty fucking good pretend lawyer, dog lactation consultant and as always queen of all I survey am back.  And if that has happened that has to mean stabby is back.  Boy is she.

Her first shot across the bow, keeping the appeals process sealed was a swing and a miss so I can pick apart her opening salvo at my leisure.  Which I will as soon as I finish reading the stupid thing.  Bitch learned some new words and shit.

It is roughly equivalent to war and peace if you left the peace part out so I will take yet another one for the team, read the fucking thing, translate it into English and put it up on here.

gotta go read now.  RBMD Peacing the fuck out


Let’s Talk About This Guy For A Moment

January 18, 2016

Hello my lovelies. your Dean of Fuckery and Queen of all I survey had her attention brought to this fucktard by another blogger, good ole Pesky who is definitely not afraid to call a…no that would not be PC; a piece of shit a piece of shit. Well, she went and found a big one and after I read about the misogynistic bastard and what he is doing with his time I decided that for those of you who don’t read Pesky, you definitely need to read about this person. Sad the best part of him probably ran down his mama’s leg, but we can only work with what we are given.

So, meet Kareem Williams, AKA Lefty (my guess is that is his “girlfriend hand” because in my opinion my Camaro has a better chance of getting laid than good ole Lefty. lefty

Kareem brags about the Rolex on his wrist, yet allegedly lives in a shitty little apartment somewhere in Philly.  Now Kareem here, acts as if he is completely love struck by the idea of money  I mean Stabby that he decided to write a rap song about her PTSD and how Nurmi is a tool and it should have been second degree manslaughter.  The fact that he can A)not Rap B)not Rhyme)and C)has a shitty voice had no bearing what-so-ever on his decision to write, have produced and record said rap song.

It’s bad, like that sound a cat makes when you step on it’s tail bad. That however is not the problem and there are a number of problems that Lefty doesn’t seem to get.  First, Stabby probably does have PTSD but she got it from killing Travis, she did not have it beforehand. Second, Stabby is not a victim of domestic violence and everyone here knows it.  Third, for someone that is so vehemently opposed to women being treated poorly Lefty here can certainly dish it out.

https://varmtnewsnetwork.wordpress.com/  This is Pesky’s blog.  Go there to see the conversation that Mr. Lefty feels is fit for women.  I’ll give you the highlights. He flies in real women because he won’t date American woman (Please read: I have to pay to get laid) He called a woman a hoe, why he thinks she is a farm implement is beyond me but he said it, Told one he bet she liked to suck slow and drink fast (which as an aside is pretty fucking disgustingly rude), tried to get phone numbers, says 85% of American women are dumb AND stupid(I just can’t with this one)called Pesky a cum licker and Krusty (I don’t even know what that means, but it was derogatory I assure you) and finally told everybody his video was going to go viral. Since it has to do with Stabby, odds are good it came with a viral load. As of today it has 2002 hits including the one I had to begrudgingly give him in order to see the horror so you didn’t have too. Oh, and an undisclosed percentage of the billions he is going to make off of his video will be given to Stabby.

Here is an article on LEFTY and his insanity if you are interested.  Seriously, you should read it, it is worth the chuckle.

EDIT: Link keeps 404ing which always pisses me off so type metro in your search bar,go to metro and then search Kareem Williams or Stabby’s given name and it will get you there. That’s it for tonight kids

RBMD peacing the fuck out


 


The In House Psychic Presents Stabby’s Obituary

June 5, 2015

Hello everyone. Sorry you get me today. Seems that the boss broke out in a laughing fit over something on the internet this morning and hasn’t been able to stop. Anyway, since Stabby is going to die in prison I thought that it would be nice of me to save everyone some time and write her obituary for her. I hope she appreciates all this work. (No I don’t) I’m sure that Alfred E. will be more than happy with what I have come up with. Since I’m psychic I happen to know what is going to happen to Stabby, so um, spoilers ahead.

Stabby Anal Arias was found dead in her cell at Perryville Correctional Facility. It has been reported that she died of multiple shank wounds, syphilis, ingrown anal warts, a horrible foot fungus, 3rd degree burns, and apparently rabies from one of the prairie dogs she tried to kick in the head. A traffic cone and all 31 flavors of Baskin Robins ice-cream were removed during a preliminary cavity search. A post mortem will be performed as soon as a Hasmat team can be called in.

Stabby was a gifted tracer of actual artwork and a budding yogi who did headstands whenever possible. She dabbled in amateur porn work and stalking. Her ex-boyfriends all say that she tossed a hell of a salad and expressed their extreme sadness at her expiration date. Apparently Matt McCartney was closest and won the pool. She will also be remembered for possibly the sloppiest meat flaps on the planet as well as her affinity for pigtails and making up words that sounded Einstein-y.

There will be a memorial service held at Perryville where awards will be given out for the people that helped speed her demise. There will also be a memorial service held at the KY factory because they expect sales to drop dramatically now that their poster girl is dead.

Stabby is survived by a bunch of leeches who are as we speak fighting over the irrevocable trust and a group of inmates who are still high fiving each other that she is dead. Auntie Sue could not be reached for comment as she was out Lexus shopping. Stabby’s mother simply stated “meh, I’ve got a couple more.”

Stabby will be buried in the prisoners graveyard since nobody in the family felt that they could afford the cost of retrieving and burying the body. One of them commented “to let the state do it, what do we care.”

The family asks that in lieu of flowers you just send them cash.

This has been the in house Psychic. Have a great night.


Mama Speaks-Some Questions & Answers about #281129

May 19, 2015

I’m beginning to wonder if I am the only one who is still trying to “come to terms” with the Travis Alexander Murder Trial? (Did you see what I did there?  “TRAVIS ALEXANDER MURDER TRIAL”?).  I am still wanting to accept the act of senseless murder, arrest, conviction and sentence…to make some SENSE of it all.  “Nothing happens without a reason”…and I need to TRY to understand the REASONS that something so heinous actually happened in our society. 

I remember, as a child watching TV that Lucy & Ricky slept in twin beds, to show that they actually slept in the SAME bed was just TOO much for our puritanical society.  As an older teen, I remember being EMBARASSED when a Tampax commercial was broadcast, and we were in “mixed company”.  I suppose that those things inured me to what was to come; Viagra commercials, catheter commercials, commercials asking if your colon is healthy, bladder control commercials and the ever present “Take Beano, and there will be no gas!”…I think I could have lived my life without knowing about Viagra, catheters, colon-cleanse, Poise Pads, Depends and Beano.  Really.  It just feels like TMI…(Too Much Information)

As a young LADY, I had several pair of white gloves, two or three hats (one just for “pretty” the other to keep the sun off my face), and I wore DRESSES…DUNGAREES (aka: jeans) were for when you were out working in the barn, or out among the brambles, picking berries!  I remember being appalled when Gramma told me that she had sewn a pair of trousers to wear…and she was going to wear them to TOWN!  I guess that was to prepare me for the day I was given a good look at my daughter-in-law’s “tramp stamp”…which prepared me for her “short shorts” which revealed yet another tattoo on her shaved “mouse”.  I didn’t WANT to see those things (and now I need Eye Bleach) but her mother seemed to forget to teach her the “keep your knees together when you sit down” rule….actually, her mother didn’t teach her a LOT of things!

I was reminded of all these things when Sandy Arias said “I guess the one thing we forgot to teach her was how to walk away from an abusive relationship.” Actually, Mrs. Arias, there is a LOT more that you didn’t teach your daughter!  (teaching “knees together” was another…and I’m going to need BRAIN BLEACH after seeing SOME of those gynecological photos of Inmate 281129!  I’ve seen more MODEST photos in HUSTLER!”)

Well, we really AREN’T done with Inmate 281129…sadly, she just won’t go away and never be heard from again…So….what’s next for our Princess? What has she been up to?

What she APPEARS to be doing now…is piling up some cash to appeal…so…thanks to the money-grubbers…here are some FAQS about her appeal fund…and some appeal facts…(thanks to some other site fishing for dollars)…

My back and hips have been killing me…I don’t know if it’s the weather, or that I’m just overdue for my RFL.  I’m scheduled for shots in both my hips next week…and then the RFL in 3 weeks (L4-5)…and then some shots in  my T-area in six weeks…being old ISNT for pussies!

I didn’t get a chance to chat with our Queen over the last few days…but, I can tell you that she is doing fine, and she will be back with us very soon.  She has the greatest news!  I can’t help but spill a few beans…she has been spending a lot of quality time with her son…and I’m so happy for them both! I remember when my son was the same age, and that’s when we really became friends and “compadres”…so, please keep both of them in your prayers and send them all the good wishes they truly deserve!  I hope every day they share together is more special than the day before!

And, for each if you special ladies, I know that Kelly loves you all…as I do.  They things you share here, your thoughts, feelings, care, concern and love have made you special to Kelly and to me!

I’ll be back again soon…if Kelly doesn’t beat me to it!

MamaVia 


ALLABOUT #281129s LEGAL DEFENSE FUND

WHAT IS THE LEGAL DEFENSE FUND?

A1: The Legal Defense Fund is an irrevocable gift trust into which money is deposited as a donation (or gift) for the express purpose of paying for the legal fees associated with appealing Jodi Arias’s wrongful conviction. These fees may include attorney retainers, investigator retainers, experts, mitigation, and court filing fees.

Q2: DON’T THE ARIZONA TAXPAYERS HAVE TO PAY FOR JODI’S APPEALS?

A2: Since Jodi was sentenced to life imprisonment, not death, taxpayers will fund very little. She will be assigned a public defender for her direct appeal, and if her conviction is upheld (nearly all convictions are upheld on direct appeal), then post-conviction relief (PCR) proceedings begin. Few appellants are granted a hearing at the PCR stage, and of those few, fewer still ever manage to get their convictions overturned. If the public defender can manage to get Jodi a hearing during PCR, she will be back in the same courtroom with the same trial judge and the same prosecutor. Only the public defender will be new (and thus at a disadvantage). The Honorable Sherry Stephens will be the one deciding whether to uphold Jodi’s conviction. Arizona taxpayers will not pay for anything beyond PCR proceedings. If her conviction is upheld, Jodi and her public defender will part ways, and Jodi will go back to prison for the rest of her life – unless the Legal Defense Fund has enough money to hire a private attorney to pursue further appeals on both the state and the federal level.

Q3: IS THE TRUST MONEY VULNERABLE TO CONFISCATION BY THE ALEXANDERS OR THE STATE?

A3: No. The Alexander-family attorney has publicly announced to the media that the Alexanders will be suing Jodi. A wrongful-death lawsuit is a vehicle by which the Alexanders will seek to get as much money as they can from Jodi. The money in the Legal Defense Fund does not belong to Jodi. The trust is not in her name, she does not control it, and she does not have access to it.

In the state of Arizona, attorneys for the state may also try to take any money from Jodi. But again, the Legal Defense Fund does not contain any money belonging to her.

The trust was carefully structured so that the funds may only be distributed for the purposes for which it was created – legal defense and appellate costs. The money cannot be taken out for any other reason, including restitution.

Q4: CAN I GET MY MONEY BACK?

A4: No. The trust is irrevocable, meaning that once money is put into it, it can never be taken out except for the purposes for which the trust was established (legal defense and appellate costs).

Q5: CAN I WRITE OFF MY CONTRIBUTION ON MY TAXES?

A5: No. Any contribution to a gift trust is considered a gift and is not tax-deductible.

Q6: HOW MUCH NEEDS TO BE RAISED?

A6: Most attorneys’ retainers for a case like Jodi’s are $250,000. The figure of $150,000 has been mentioned, but that is a typical retainer for a case like Jodi’s before conviction, when trial preparation and trial itself are the two overarching factors that drive up the legal bill. Now, however, added to that is the appeals process, which involves extensive legal research, motion writing, and additional investigation.

Q7: HOW MUCH HAS BEEN RAISED SO FAR?

A7: Regular updates will be announced in this website. This will be a rounded-off figure representing what is in the fund and is not exact to the penny.

Q8: WHY ISN’T THE BANK THAT HOLDS THE TRUST ACCOUNT LISTED ON THIS SITE?

A8: Initially, the financial institution and account number were listed on this site, but so many phone calls were received that it became a distraction to the bank employees. So this information was removed. Please note that many organizations which collect donations, such as St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Feed the Children, and American Red Cross, do not provide their bank information either.

Q9: WHAT HAPPENS TO THE MONEY IF APPEALS ARE NOT PURSUED OR IF THERE IS MONEY LEFT OVER AFTERWARD?

A9: First, appeals will be pursued. Second, given that Jodi’s legal defense fees cost taxpayers over $2 million the first time around, it is unlikely that there will be any money in the fund remaining. However, on the off-chance that there is, it will be split down the middle and given to two nonprofit organizations. One helps disabled children, and one is a no-kill animal sanctuary. These instructions are built into the trust.

Q10: WHY AREN’T THE CHARITIES MENTIONED ABOVE NAMED ON THIS SITE?

A10: For the same reason bank information is not listed: The nonprofit charities are not named here to protect them from undue attention. In the event that any monies from the Legal Defense Fund are donated to these charities, their identities and the donation amounts will then be announced on this website.

Q11: WHO IS THE TRUSTEE?

A11: The trustee is Sue Allen Halterman, Jodi’s aunt. She had an attorney structure the trust so that not even she may use any of the funds for herself. Despite both her attorney and her tax consultant’s advising her to take a monthly trustee fee from the trust, she refused this option. In the event that she no longer wishes to be trustee, successor trustees are in place.

Q12: WHO IS OFFERING TO MATCH THE DONATIONS DURING THE PERIOD OF THE GIFT-MATCH CAMPAIGN?

A12. The donor matching the donations wishes to remain anonymous. All donations to the JAA Appellate Fund are confidential, and names of donors are not made public.

Q14: IS THE JAA APPELLATE FUND SITE JUSTICE4JODI.COM ASSOCIATED WITH THE SITE CALLED JUSTICE4JODIARIAS.COM?

A14: No! As Jodi’s parents explain in the video, the only official website for making donations to the JAA Appellate Fund is justice4jodi.com. Any other website, Facebook page or group purporting to be official is not.

Q15: CAN I WRITE JODI A LETTER?

A15: Yes! Jodi loves to receive letters. Send your letters to:

Lumley Unit
Jodi Arias #281129
PO BOX 3300
Goodyear, AZ 85395


ADD ON:  the following is the transcription of the letter that inmate #281129 sent to supporters on 5/24/15.  I couldn’t seem to get the actual picture of the letter to post…(operator error, I’m sure)…so enjoy the special bonus communique!



#281129 has a new attorney…the appeal lawyer has been named – Representing Arias is Tennie B. Martin with Joseph T. Maziarz for the State.

INMATE 281129 LETTER TO SUPPORTERS DATED 4/25/2015


Here is the original letter #281129 got out to her supporters, the transcription follows!


4/25/2015

Hi everyone! I hope all is well. I’m getting settled in, but I’m still being processed. The day I arrived, everyone was professional and efficient. My mom said I look tired in my DOC photo. someone else said I look sad. I was neither. What happened was they told me where to stand and where to look at the cam), right then someone flipped on three bright halogen lights. It was like trying to stare at the Sun! Or God. Lol. I was trying hard not to squint too much. ( now I understand why Debbie Milke was squinting in her DOC photo – nothing prepares the eyes for that flood of brightness). Then I was taken to CDU (Complex Detention Unit) and placed on “watch” (suicide watch, that is). Not for “mental health” reasons, I was told, since I wasn’t suicidal, but for “security reasons”, whatever that means. After a week, I was brought over to Lumley. I was not put in Debbie’s old cell. Lots of people thought so. Even I thought that was where I was going. I’m a few doors down. My cell is not blue, as many have thought (further validation that you just can’t trust the media). My cell is freshly painted – white walls, grey desk and shelving, unfinished concrete floor. Still smells like paint. New in other words. It feels clean.

This place is teaming with little animals. Lots of different birds and prairie dogs ( at least that’s what everyone calls them) running around. The prairie dogs are ADORABLE. They look like a cross between a squirrel & a gofer (sp). I saw one take off w/a chunk of bologna the other day! (Yep, there is bologna here!) I also saw some officers dropping poisonous pellets in their dens (frown emoticon). Population control, I guess.

I won’t go on too much about the food. It’s a MAJOR improvement from my last location. Everyone says how awful the food at MCSO is. I didn’t think so; it’s just bland. My only complaint was that it’s not sustainable for long-term inmates. It was all sugar and starch (which is soon to be sugar) in the morning. I called it “the diabetes-inducing diet”. At night, we were served lots of soy protein (which Arpaio thanks is healthy but which studies show otherwise). I’m glad to now have a healthier, more wholesome, well-rounded diet.

I’m currently segregated. Still, I’ve seen many familiar faces since arriving. Having been at Estrella for 6.5 years, I’ve seen many people go before me. Everyone’s been kind, respectful and warm.
I’ve gotten some interesting feedback on my sentencing, most of it very supportive, even congratulatory. The general consensus (that I’m getting) is that people are glad I stuck up for myself. One girl said I have “lady balls” (LOL). One guy said what I said was “way overboard”. I’m sure it made some of my friends uncomfortable, and maybe even disappointed some of you. Well that wasn’t my intention, I have to say, I only wish I would have said MORE , not less. For example, I wish I would have stuck up for Juror 17 after you-know-who threw her under the bus, because we all know that there was not just one tainted juror – there were ELEVEN. I owe my life to #17 and the least I could have done was stick up for her. But much of what I said was on the fly. It wasn’t prepared. I had only intended to apologize and declare my own commitment to pay restitution. (Even though I wasn’t the one who forced everyone to trial – twice. No, of course I wasn’t going to say that part.) But Bryce was right about what he posted later that day. My statement was not an appeal for leniency. God himself could have parted the heavens and commanded the judge to be lenient – she would have disobeyed him. So, after two trials with a corrupt prosecutor, then having to listen to more lies and distortions and facts from the TA camp at sentencing – well, my high tolerance for B.S. had simply reached its maximum capacity. I consulted with my legal team; they gave their blessing. They said, “Do it. You know she’s going to give you natural life today. You have nothing to lose.” so I spoke my mind. Like I said, my only regret is that I didn’t say more.

If you wrote a letter to the judge, thank you! It’s probably not something one does very often. The judge took 10 minutes to read, what, almost 30 letters? – which doesn’t include the 75 feet or so of travel time from the bench to chambers and back. I’ve gotten lots of mail, I’m not able to buy envelopes/paper yet, so don’t give up on me if you don’t hear back for a little while. I don’t know how long they’ll keep me in limbo. If you wrote the first week, & I received it, you’ll be getting a mini note from me.

Thank you all so much. I’m really not worthy. Your love/support/friendship is precious to me. Deep, deep gratitude for each of you – JODI ARIAS 

P. S. Lots of people have written expressing concern about sending photos and putting me over my limit. Don’t worry about that. Let me manage my photos. Send away!


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