When Casey Anthony goes to trial in her civil defamation lawsuit, it will be at the same courthouse where she was acquitted of murder last year, a judge ruled today.
Circuit Judge Lisa Munyon has denied Anthony’s request to move her trial away from Orlando. But her ruling allows the parties to revisit the issue if difficulties arise in jury selection.
The ruling comes a week after Anthony’s attorney, Charles Greene, aruged at a hearing that it’s an “impossibility, I submit, that Ms. Anthony can get a fair trial in Orange County.”
He argued the jury pool would be better somewhere “north of Orlando,” such as Tallahassee or Gainesville.
“We had hoped that the publicity in this case would subside after the criminal case,” he said. “It has not.”
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