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High Profile Crimes and Trials (not missing persons) => Scott Peterson Appeal of Murder Conviction => Topic started by: MuffyBee on July 08, 2012, 08:36:53 AM

Title: Timelines
Post by: MuffyBee on July 08, 2012, 08:36:53 AM
Please post timelines pertaining to Scott Peterson's Murder Conviction Appeal in this thread.

Title: Re: Timelines
Post by: MuffyBee on July 08, 2012, 08:44:46 AM
Timeline: The Scott Peterson case
July 6, 2012

July 5, 2012: Eight years after being sentenced to death for the murders of wife Laci Peterson and unborn son, Scott Peterson files an automatic appeal to the California Supreme Court.

March 17, 2005: Peterson arrives at Californiaís San Quentin State Prison.

March 16, 2005: Judge Alfred Delucchi formally sentences Peterson to death, calling the murder of his wife "cruel, uncaring, heartless, and callous.Ē Delucchi also denies the defenseís request for a new trial and orders Peterson to pay $10,000 toward the cost of Laci Petersonís funeral.

Dec. 13, 2004: A 12-person jury recommends the death penalty for Peterson.

Nov. 12, 2004: A reconstituted jury convicts Scott Peterson of first-degree murder with special circumstances for killing wife Laci and second-degree murder for killing the fetus she carried.

May 27, 2004: Twelve jurors are selected for Petersonís trial. The six men and six women say they would be willing to sentence Scott to death if he was convicted of killing his wife and unborn son.

Feb. 5, 2004: Petersonís defense team announces it is ready for trial.