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Casey Anthony's Lawyer Says Sex Claims Are False

Jose Baez suggests he may sue over Dominic Casey's allegations

(Newser) - The allegations were both graphic and specific and, says Jose Baez, completely untrue. Private investigator Dominic Casey alleged in just-revealed court documents filed earlier this year in connection with a bankruptcy case that, among other things, Casey Anthony offered sex to Baez, her lawyer, in exchange for his legal services.... More »

PI: Casey Anthony Told Lawyer She Killed Caylee

And she was having sex with lawyer as swap for legal representation: investigator affidavits

(Newser) - That Casey Anthony has a bankruptcy case working through the legal system isn't shocking—but a couple of documents included with court papers filed in April are. Per two affidavits by private investigator Dominic Casey, who worked with Anthony's defense team after she was accused of murdering her... More »

Casey Anthony $792K in Debt, but Won't Have to Pay

Judge eliminates most debts in her bankruptcy case

(Newser) - A bankruptcy judge ruled this week that Casey Anthony doesn't need to pay most of her $792,000 in debts, the Orlando Sentinel reports. Anthony filed for bankruptcy in January; most of the debts are to Jose Baez, her defense attorney in her murder trial. But the case is... More »

Casey Anthony Living Off Gift Cards, 'Kindness'

She tells bankruptcy hearing she has no job, doesn't pay rent

(Newser) - Casey Anthony has no job, no car, and is living with friends, according to her testimony at a bankruptcy hearing yesterday. "I don’t pay rent. I don’t pay utilities. I live off the kindness of those I’m living with. I try to contribute when I can,... More »

Casey Anthony Prosecutors Missed Bombshell: Report

WKMG reports on overlooked evidence

(Newser) - Prosecutors overlooked a bombshell piece of evidence in the Casey Anthony case, Orlando's WKMG claims. On the day of daughter Caylee's death, someone did a computer search for "fool-proof suffication [sic]" and accessed an article that recommended using poison. Anthony lawyer Jose Baez was aware of the... More »

Lawyer: Casey Anthony Had Mental Health Issues

Father's abuse contributed to habitual lying, he claims in new book

(Newser) - Casey Anthony's lawyer criticizes cops, prosecutors, reporters, and "groupies" in his new book, Presumed Guilty, Casey Anthony: The Inside Story. Jose Baez says his client had "serious mental health issues," reports the AP in a look at an advance copy, and detectives should have realized that... More »

Casey Anthony Firing Lawyer After 2nd Video Leak

She's upset that he's riding high on all the attention: sources

(Newser) - The Casey Anthony video diaries —a second was leaked days ago—were the "last straw" for Anthony, and she now plans to fire attorney Jose Baez. Anthony isn't happy that he's been hogging the limelight while shopping around for her first interview ... but hasn't actually... More »

Casey Anthony's Life Would Be in Danger in Florida

Baez: Anthony needs county-appointed security to return to Florida

(Newser) - Casey Anthony would be in danger and require county-funded security if she has to come back to Florida from an undisclosed location to serve probation, as ordered by a judge in a check fraud case, Anthony's lawyer said today. Jose Baez told NBC's Today he hopes that Anthony... More »

Casey Anthony Will Seek Mental Health Treatment

TMZ says she will get professional help before doing any interviews

(Newser) - Don't expect to see any Casey Anthony interviews (or photo spreads ) anytime soon. TMZ reports that she will get treatment for mental health issues before entertaining the possibility of going public with her story. "Sources close to Anthony" say she never properly dealt with Caylee's death,... More »

Witness: Anthony Called Herself 'Good Liar'

Also: Ex scored $4K selling photos of Casey to mag

(Newser) - Casey Anthony told an acquaintance she was a great liar when they spent time together in July 2008, the woman told the court today in Anthony’s murder trial . After talking to someone on the phone, Anthony tossed it aside and said, “Oh my God, I am such a... More »

Caylee Drowned in Pool: Defense

'This is not a murder case,' says lawyer

(Newser) - Casey Anthony didn’t kill her daughter—nor was Caylee murdered at all, Casey’s lawyer said today. Instead, the 2-year-old drowned in her grandparents’ swimming pool, Jose Baez said in his opening statement, reports CNN . “This is a tragedy that snowballed out of control,” the attorney said.... More »

Anthony Defense Granted Access to Crime Scene

Lawyer also says he'll seek new venue for trial of mom accused of murdering toddler

(Newser) - A judge ruled today that Casey Anthony’s defense team must have access to the scene where Caylee Anthony’s body was found, but denied a request for information from an unofficial search group, the Orlando Sentinel reports. Attorneys for the mother accused of murdering her young daughter had sought... More »

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