PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Court of Appeals has rejected a bid by Jodi Arias to bar the public from viewing the opening brief in the appeal of her murder conviction in the 2008 death of her former boyfriend.
The order issued Monday marked the second unsuccessful attempt by Arias to seal her opening brief. A similar request was rejected in late May.READ MORE: Texas Officer Dies After Crash With 18-Wheeler While Responding To Emergency
The latest ruling says Arias didn’t show that releasing the document would lead to a specific harm.
Arias is serving a life sentence for her conviction in the death of Travis Alexander.READ MORE: Padel Players Try Out For US National Team In Dallas
Prosecutors say Arias attacked Alexander after he wanted to end their affair and planned a trip to Mexico with another woman.
Arias has acknowledged killing Alexander but claimed it was self-defense after he attacked her.MORE NEWS: Over 250 Guns Surrendered To DeSoto Police During Saturday Event
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