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Hate mail, death threats for Arias defense expert

  • Domestic violence expert says she received threats after testifying in Jodi Arias trial
  • Alyce LaViolette says she will not testify again in retrial

Alyce LaViolette testified on behalf of Jodi Arias as an expert witness on domestic violence. LaViolette agreed with Arias’ claims that she was a victim of abuse.

Since the trial, LaViolette has become public enemy No. 1 for passionate trial watchers who believe Arias was not a victim. CNN’s Ted Rowlands talked to LaViolette about the public’s response to her testimony, and how it has impacted her life after the trial. 

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