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Scott Peterson Gets Death Penalty | Scott Peterson Trial, Scott Peterson

Scott Peterson Gets Death Penalty

Originally posted 12/13/2004 03:45PM

Scott Peterson should be put to death for murdering his wife, Laci Peterson, and their unborn son, jurors said Monday in a Redwood City, Calif., courtroom.

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Prosecutors: Scott Peterson a 'Monster' | Scott Peterson Trial, Scott Peterson

Prosecutors: Scott Peterson a 'Monster'

Originally posted 12/09/2004 04:00PM

Prosecutors called Scott Peterson "the worst kind of monster" in the closing arguments delivered during the final day of the penalty phase of the double-murder trial Thursday, the Associated Press reports.

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Scott Peterson's Mom Pleads for Son's Life | Scott Peterson Trial

Scott Peterson's Mom Pleads for Son's Life

Originally posted 12/08/2004 04:00PM

As the final witness in the double-murder trial's penalty phase, a frail-looking Jackie Peterson took the stand in the packed Redwood City, Calif., courtroom Wednesday morning and pleaded for her son's life.

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Friends, Family Speak Up for Scott Peterson | Scott Peterson Trial, Scott Peterson

Friends, Family Speak Up for Scott Peterson

Originally posted 12/07/2004 05:00PM

More friends of Scott Peterson took the stand Tuesday, calling him generous and caring and asking the jury to spare him from the death penalty.

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Peterson's Defense: 'A Life Worth Saving' | Scott Peterson Trial

Peterson's Defense: 'A Life Worth Saving'

Originally posted 12/01/2004 03:00PM

Scott Peterson's father took the stand Wednesday to try to convince a jury to spare his son's life in the second day of the penalty phase in the murder case.

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Laci's Mother Screams at Scott for Murders | Scott Peterson Trial, Scott Peterson

Laci's Mother Screams at Scott for Murders

Originally posted 12/01/2004 08:10AM

It was an emotional day in court Tuesday as the penalty phase began and Scott Peterson simply watched as his former mother-in-law screamed at him from the witness stand for killing his pregnant wife, Laci.

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Peterson Case: Penalty Phase Delayed | Scott Peterson Trial, Scott Peterson

Peterson Case: Penalty Phase Delayed

Originally posted 11/22/2004 03:00PM

The judge in the Scott Peterson case denied the defense's request for a new jury and change of venue, and he also delayed the beginning of the penalty phase until Nov. 30.

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Scott Peterson Defense Wants New Jury | Scott Peterson Trial, Scott Peterson

Scott Peterson Defense Wants New Jury

Originally posted 11/18/2004 12:10PM

One jury already decided the question of Scott Peterson's guilt, but if defense attorney Mark Geragos has his way, a new jury will decide whether Peterson deserves the death penalty.

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Scott Peterson Guilty of Murder | Scott Peterson Trial, Scott Peterson

UpdatePosted 11/12/2004 04:20PM

Scott Peterson Guilty of Murder

Originally posted 11/12/2004 03:00PM

After deliberating for only six hours, a jury found Scott Peterson guilty of first-degree murder in the death of his wife Laci, it was announced in the Redwood City, Calif., courtroom Friday afternoon.

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Jury Foreman in Peterson Trial Dismissed | Scott Peterson Trial, Scott Peterson

Jury Foreman in Peterson Trial Dismissed

Originally posted 11/10/2004 01:00PM

The jury foreman in the Scott Peterson double-murder trial was removed by the judge Wednesday.

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