Jodi Arias Judge Denies Attorneys' Request to Withdraw

Kirk Nurmi asked for a mistrial in the death penalty phase citing prosecutorial misconduct.
0:58 | 05/20/13

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Transcript for Jodi Arias Judge Denies Attorneys' Request to Withdraw
Well -- and I would move to a trial in the case yet again. Under Strickland -- Washington we are in a position where we cannot provide effective assistance of counsel at this phase of the proceedings. We cannot. Present the complete picture -- -- an incumbent upon us. Rules six point -- as well -- -- rules criminal procedure imposes that duty upon us as well. We cannot -- feel that duty because we cannot provide. The picture there is no speculation as to lawyers -- to be here she feels fresh it feels intimidated you she doesn't feel she can be here. So that being said under strict limits. -- LaMont and I cannot meet that standard and then moved to withdraw. You mentioned to a thrusting her. Great. -- related to proceed with the jury. We -- -- -- on witnesses in the face given the court's ruling and the incomplete picture we will not calling witnesses in the defense case.

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