Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Next for Casey Anthony: Freedom, book deals

"Nancy Grace" at 8 p.m. ET Wednesday as Nancy Grace reports live from Orlando. HLN also airs "Justice for Caylee: A Nancy Grace Special" at 9 p.m. ET Saturday. And share your reaction to the verdict.
Tuesday's not guilty verdict on murder charges behind her, Anthony -- and the thousands riveted by every twist in the case -- now turn their attention to Thursday when the 25-year-old will learn her fate.

Freedom, book deals, analysts say CNN “Why can’t she make money off of her story?
But she still faces sentencing on four counts of lying to police regarding a missing person case.Many legal experts believe Anthony will be freed on time-served because she has already been jailed for about three years.
Because of her acquittal, so-called Son of Sam laws -- laws designed to keep criminals from earning money from their crimes -- do not apply, they say.

The seven-week long trial ended with 11 hours of deliberation when an Orange County, Florida, jury found Anthony not guilty of the most serious charges.
The jurors in the case declined to speak to the media as did four alternate jurors.
"The prosecution did not prove their case," Huekler said. "The big question that was not answered: How did Caylee die?"
Anthony's defense attorneys maintained that Caylee was not murdered at all. They said the child drowned in the Anthony's above-ground pool on July 16, and that Anthony and her father, George, panicked upon finding her there and covered up the death.

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