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Secret Lives with JVM: Casey Anthony

Secret Lives with JVM: Casey Anthony

Secrets- everybody’s got them.  But sometimes these secrets can turn deadly.  In this episode of ‘Secret Lives with Jane Velez-Mitchell’, Jane explores the secret life of Casey Anthony. 

For more on this story, watch Jane Velez-Mitchell weeknights at 7 p.m. ET on HLN. Follow the show on Facebook, and follow Jane on Twitter.

She’s back! Casey Anthony emerges from hiding

Casey Anthony was out in public for the first since being acquitted of murdering her 2-year-old daughter in 2011.

The 26-year-old was in court today meeting with creditors in her bankruptcy case.

Casey’s next chapter: Bankruptcy

Casey Anthony filed for bankruptcy on Friday. Anthony is almost $800,000 dollars in debt has been unemployed for years. Among her debts is around $500,000 to her attorney Jose Baez.

Should Casey Anthony be allowed to file for bankruptcy? And what is the real reason behind her move?  Jane Velez-Mitchell investigates. For more on this story watch Jane Velez-Mitchell weeknights at 7pm ET on HLN. 

Should Casey be allowed to declare bankruptcy?

updated 2:44 PM EST, Mon January 28, 2013
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15% Yes
85% No
Casey cleared of 2 lying convictions

Casey cleared of 2 lying convictions

Two of Casey Anthony’s lying convictions were thrown out by an Appeals Court.  It was found that they “violated the prohibition against double jeopardy”. 

So what does that mean for Casey Anthony? And it will it effect the civil case against her? Jane Velez-Mitchell digs into the court’s findings.

Could newly revealed evidence have changed the verdict in the Casey Anthony murder trial?

Did detectives' oversight affect Anthony verdict?

Could newly revealed evidence have changed the verdict in the Casey Anthony murder trial? Shocking revelations from investigators show how they missed a critical search on a computer in the Anthony home.

Just hours before Caylee died, someone used Casey Anthony's password-protected account and typed the phrase "fool-proof suffocation" (misspelling the last word). The search was done on a Firefox browser, but police only checked the computer searches on Internet Explorer.

Casey Anthony was found not guilty in the death of her daughter, Caylee.

Is Casey Anthony headed back to court?

Zenaida Gonzalez is suing Casey Anthony for defamation. At one time, Casey said a woman she called “Zanny the Nanny” was behind Caylee’s disappearance, which led police to interview Zenaida Gonzalez.

It turns out it was all a lie, but Zenaida says she is now permanently linked to the case and is suing Casey for defamation.

Do you believe Casey Anthony CAN get a fair trial in Orange County, Florida?

updated 12:44 PM EDT, Wed October 03, 2012
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60% Yes
40% No
Anthony's abuse claims: Did prosecutors drop ball?

Anthony's abuse claims: Did prosecutors drop ball?

The Casey Anthony defense team dropped a bombshell during the trial.  They claimed that Casey Anthony was repeatedly molested and sexually assaulted by her own father.

Later, we found out that the prosecutors were aware that the defense intended to make this argument. But did they do enough to combat these claims? A former member of Casey Anthony’s defense team tells Jane Velez-Mitchell that the prosecutors were so confident of a conviction that they didn’t fully prepare for these claims. They thought they could ride public sentiment to a conviction.

Will Casey Anthony testify?

Will Casey Anthony testify?

Casey Anthony appealed her convictions for lying to the police. One lie in particular caught the attention of the whole country. She claimed "Zanny the Nanny" had taken her little girl. While the family later said this wasn’t true, there was a nanny in the area named Zanaida Gonzalez. Gonzalez is suing Casey Anthony.

Matt Morgan, Zenaida Gonzalez’s attorney, tells Jane Velez-Mitchell that the lawsuit is going forward and that Casey Anthony has been served.