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I am so sorry to read your story. I agree whole-heartedly that this trial is a travesty to truly battered women. Does anyone else remember, just before Ms. Laviolette took the stand, HLN etc. WOW how their tune has changed….. I am not saying killing a human is right…. I have known several women including my daughter and best friend who have been abused and never told anyone the truth related to the abuse. These accusations of tire slashing and doggie door entry are being told by the same friends who thought he was a virgin and had cut all contact with Jodi Arais!
His own friends warned that girl of his past treatment of women and there was a woman on the stand who admitted he pushed too far and too fast for sex. The same ones who are convicting these people without any evidence or with evidence that is not allowed in a court need to stop and think it could be them or someone they love one day and there are reasons why we have the rules of evidence.
The same man who was telling his friends this woman was stalking him was inviting her over for sex….. Hln is going for the sensational. Psychologically abusive people can cause harm that I hope no one ever has to endure. Fast Forward is our friend, people! I agree you stated it perfectly — thank you! RIP Travis Hey Alyce guess what — Men can be abused too -sadly this expert has apparently become so tainted by her own experiences- think she hates men from experiences? I was abused. I was stalked when i got away. I was shot. I am now partially paralyzed.
I called the Police. In my State you have to be injured 3 times before they can charge with stalking. I know this may sound strange to some but I have heard so much garbage out of the experts mouth I had to limit watching when she is on. I feel Jodi was not only the stalker but also the abuser. I understand a lot disagree with me. I lived it. I have to wholeheartedly agree with you Jeannie. The ones that Laviolette considers so very abusive. You are right when you say that everyone says mean things when they are breaking up.
If she has little more than a breakup text, then I see no pattern of abuse. Like you said, miz jodi was a nothing more than a booty call, willing to perform whatever debasing sex acts ta requested in the hopes of making the relationship more than it was. When she failed she sought revenge. It is apparent that Jodi is an egomaniac! The latest news on her twitter account remarks is just one more indication of how full of herself she is…..
Alyce Laviolette is either an idiot when she assesses Jodi to have low self esteem OR …. She appears to be a foolish lady who need lots of attention…. It is all very disturbing! This woman LIED on the witness stand. She lied to a juror who asked if she ever defended a man. She said several. When pressed by Martinez, she retracted, and said only one, and it was in the form of a deposition. She lied about Jodi telling her that she shot Travis in the closet, and even though it was in her notes, she lied and said Jodi never told her that.
She even lied when a juror asked why she looked at Jodi so often, and smiled, winked, etc. She said it was really an old friend she was looking at, when people saw her smiling and winking at Jodi! The jurors saw this! She lied about Travis being a pedophile, because no professional would get up on a witness stand and perjure themselves on the strength of nothing more than the word of a murderous liar, alone. In fact, she lied and said it was on the computer, when it never was, and then said she made another mistake. The public is paying for this trial. They are watching her prevaricate and lie. The public has a right to expect honesty in a paid witness, not what Alyce gave us.
To censure the public is weakening the rights that we have to speak out. A trial is a public event. This kind of absurdity in a trial is very serious and I guess if it takes this kind of heavy backlash for LV, then so be it. And just imagine if these two experts were completely effing up, I mean testifying, in a case where the defendant was utterly innocent! That said, I do not support threats of personal harm. I think that the public reaction to Alyce is over the top and so uncalled for. I think I understand her better now. It seems the actual therapy part of her practice is small.
So for whatever reason the defense found this woman and hired her to represent Jodi as a victim of domestic abuse. Truthfully Alyce is not really qualified to be an expert on any topic other than how to build a 20 page pointless resume. She is just a rank amateur who had a fair amount of local success and she saw this opportunity to make some nice pocket change and spread the word about her passionate subject. So rather than focus on really being honest and open minded, she worried about where was Juan trying to take her and did everything in her power to not go there. Result was epic fail on her part as she then pulled down all this hate and people wanting to end her career. Frankly I blame the defense team for not having the connections or intelligence to actually find competent expert witnesses to testify on behalf of their client….
Well said. I have been very angry with Alyce LaViolette.. I have a very hard time understanding how someone who claims to work for the benefit of battered individuals could put herself in this position.. The answer, sadly, is money. She had to have know that there would be backlash. Totally agree. LaVIolette should have realized early on that she was in over her head. I do think she was overmatched here. I do know that I feel sorry for ALV. No one deserves to be bullied online. Not even Jodi Arias. It blurs your ability to be unbiased! These abused victims, the real ones, need someone who can be a strong and objectional. If you get stuck in the mud, you need someone to pull you out, not get you in deeper.
Laviolette is the worst type of person for this type of work. She has no real life experience either. She should retire and let someone more professional in. LaViolette in certain respects, either, unless this is the type of communicator she is. Such as in writing an amicus brief or the like. Not put her on the stand for many, many days. LaViolette is obviously spooked and Mr. Martinez has to know this. That said, ALV is overmatched at this point.
I think she needs off that stand and I hope whatever happens on Tuesday will be consistent with the points of law and done as fairly and ethically as humanly possible. Excellent post. OMG… and I guess a cold grave is an exciting place? Come on now, what is up with this so called expert. That was such an insensitive statement especially in front of the Alexander family. People never seem to amaze me.
It is so obviously that this was a fatal attraction by a woman that was going to make sure that if she could not have Travis, no one would have him. Such a pity. They will use any resources available that will help them to convince the jury to believe that the version of the truth told them is accurate and factual. Juan M. Travis A. It was his responsibility to set and maintain appropriate boundaries in his relationships with women who he nurtured and brought into the fellowship of the LDS church. He was very skill as a motivational speaker in ascertaining whether or not his prospective candidate was malleable to his persuasion. When he found a woman with the right qualifications he actively pursued her. When he found Jodi he found the gold mine.
Jodi A. In about a two minute time span she snapped and killed the love of her life. Did she stalk him? If you suspect the love of your life is lying to you, then you start looking for clues. At some point Jodi started to want more clarity in their relationship. Was it healthy? Could it be turned around into being a relationship that was honorable before God and the church? She made many emotional and faith based sacrifices in order to please Travis A. Many abused women will tell themselves that it will get better if they only try harder to please their abuser.
Abuse is often thought about as physical battery. He bullied her and threatened to expose her. Travis was calculating in his early campaign to discredit Jodi A. I believe Travis A. We saw in text messages from Travis A. Therefore she tried to put distance between them, but she was the moth and he was the flame. Perhaps the unrecovered gun is her grandparents missing hand gun, perhaps she felt as if she needed to have the gun for her own protection. Yes, she killed him and lied about it. Give her jail time for killing him, but not life nor death. I totally agree. Insane in the membrane, WOW!
He was not a choir boy as u say, but he never did threaten her physical safety or life or force her to continueunder the terms of their relationship which SHE established. She drove to c Travis because she wanted him to take her to Cancun.. Noone has ever sought out to go to an abuser, if he was one.. After Travis found out she was a nut job, she just became a booty call, not some monster Alyce has made him out to be..
She should have clamied insanity instead of self defense.. We might have been born at night, but not last night!! I agree, for awhile I thought I was the only person on the planet who saw things this way. Travis and Jodi were the equivalent of the perfect storm. Yes, yes, yes. Jodi is not the devil. Travis was not a saint. He was a liar and womanizer and lived a double life. She killed after taking a lot of abuse. Martinez should not be allowed to badger the witnesses like he does. He was 30 years old, not engaged to these women, not married to them and if he was a virgin as long as they say he was give or take 10 years for a margin of error , god help him.
No wonder he got off big time when a highly sexualized woman like Jodi came his way willing to do anything, any time, anywhere. He talked dirty…so what? He got kinky. So what? He lied to the Mormons that he was getting some nooky,,,so what? Get over your judgmental selves and give this decent young man his due. He was well respected and well loved by friends and family and co-workers. Dorrie, have you been watching the trial??? It does not appear to be the case.
Noticed the difference in the way Samuels and LaViolet answered Mr. Not with the truth…… with a LIE! Dorrie Would you still feel the same if Jodi did it to someone in your family. Oh now… lets go with the evidence and there is NONE that Travis physical abused Jodi Arias except for her word which we know is worthless. I was totally unaware of th is case before the trial began so I listened to the testimony with an open mind not knowing anything about it. I have come to the conclusion that Jodi was obsessed with Travis and premeditated his murder UNLESS she could convince him to take her on the trip to Cancun instead of his other friend.
When an afternoon of her booty call did not work, she went back to plan A which was to kill him in a horrific manner. The evidence is clear and does not take a rocket scientist to figure this out. I will concede that Travis was not a saint but Jodi is just like the devil and does deserve a 1st degree conviction. As far as the death penalty, I have my own opinions on that but feel it should be applied as the law dictates and in accordance with input by the Alexander family. God bless them all and may Travis RIP. This is one horrible murder. I agree with you. I think travis had a double life and emotionally abused Jodi and she snapped with anger and killed him. I think Ms. Martinez who frequently yells and puts words in her mouth and she does not take it.
Good for you Ms. She was totally unprofessional and obviously unprepared for cross examination. Additionally, after some investigation, it appears that her license was cancelled many years ago so she is TOTALLY misrepresenting herself. I think she will seriously regret the day when she agreed to take this case. Her life has she knew it is over and all because she either willingly or unwittingly was drawn into the Arias team of liars.
They have used her over and over again. So why would that be??? The defense did not want her to know everything because then, maybe and that is a big maybe, she would not have come to the same conclusion. And what do you think Ms. Arias deserves?? What is the criteria for leading a double life? In the South, there are Baptist churches on every corner with single groups.
The people in the singles group, well, it is well known, people engage in almost all sexual activity with the exception of vaginal sex. It is very common just one of those things people never talk about like masturbation. Everyone does it, just know one talks about it. This is not a person living a double life. My second point is, we do not know for sure what Jodi did to go off on his rant with her. We have all thrown out ideas of what that may have been but to be fair and unbiased, none of us knows for sure unless Quan can settle some of these things in his rebuttal case.
What we do know for sure is that Travis and Jodi participated in sexual activity that was very much mutual. Lastly, with regard to Alyce Liovalette, I have thought about my expressive comments toward her and how would I feel if maybe she was sitting there reading them and became ill. But after thinking it overly carefully, I realized I have not done anything Alyce herself has not done except I have not exaggerated or been dishonest in my opinions. So no, I do not feel bad for expressing my opinions on how Alyce represented herself during the Trial. Nor will I feel bad any longer because she clearly felt no sympathy or compassion for a young man that was stabbed 29 times, cut throat and shot in the face. I think I will save my compassion who truly deserve it such as those who were in Boston today.
Very well said. Thanks for saying some of the things that I feel but you can say them in a more politically correct than I can. Except for Jodi, all they all blind or is money their main reward. What they have done to the Alexander family is unforgiveable. They have inflicted so much more pain and they should remember Karma. It always comes back to bite ya! I agree, the defense strategy is difficult to comprehend in light of how Travis was murdered.
I never thought about him trying to ensure no one would believe her and think you may be right. It amazed me how almost everyone is willing to believe things they know are not true…. How sad this country has so many willing to form a lynch mob. Reading most of these comments I would never guess it is in the Untied States….. Travis was tortured and slaughtered, 29 stab wounds, one through his heart, slashed throat from ear to ear, a shot to the head. He suffered terribly while knowing that he was being murdered,as he pleaded for mercy. I cringe at the thought of such a cold murderer, and she deserves a severe.
Remember that this woman, attractive, very sharp, quick with words, speaks with no expression remorse, and acts as if she is at an interview for a job, had past experiences with men. She was no innocent teenager, talking about chastity in the Mormon religion. Travis might have been trying to be a good role model, but after he met this experienced woman who know all the tricks in the world, he lost his self control,,and became addicted to sex. Think of a young man with all that testosterone that was suddenly released.
What ever he was, or his failures, he did not deserve such a horrible death. It was good to see that Juan Martinez was able to show the expert witness that she did not know everything, and he got her to admit that Travis was in fear for his life at the hands of the cold blooded killer. Lets admit it, that as we watch,and listen ,we too, can have impartial opinions, and become offended when this lady sits in the court for nine days just to promote the killer, when the murdered victim is being disgraced just because he is not alive to tell his part of what really happened with the phone sex, emails, text messages, spider underwear, pigtails, pictures, tender words that he said to her, the happy times they had together until he realized that he was going down in relation to his values, and he wanted to make a new start.
May justice be done. Omg, you make it sound like Travis did this to himself. They BOTH were addicted to the thrill of it all. They never lived together. End of story. Very astute assessment of Laviolette. That is scary to me. I just read an update on AL and it states that her license was cancelled back in and that she had to work under the supervision of another man who has had his license REVOKED. I believe it was CA. Physology but not sure as it was a link that I clicked on. I wonder what would happen if she is impeached for perjury????? The entire defense tteam is screwed!!!!! Sandy I saw that , It also says This registrant may only practice psychologist under direct supervision of a licensed psychologist Also AV License Type said Psychological Assistant it was Cancelled in I am sure Miss LaViolette had her license reinstated at some point after It would be interesting to know why her license was revoked in the first place.
It would also be interesting to know why she never pursued a Ph. LaViolette is a radical lesbian feminist man-hater. She has no business counselling anyone. She desperately needs counselling herself—from a professional. Her license was as an assistant psychologist. Or asst. Anyway, for that license you have to have a licensed psych you are working with who sponsors you. Hers was some dude who lost his license. So hers was no longer valid. Dunno if he did something wrong or just let his lapse or what. Robert Edwards, I recall Juan beginning a line of questioning pertaining to her not continuing her education. Many people are into those kinds of things. In most of the media coverage the physical relationship between jodi and travis is aptly described as kinky, freaky, weird, perverse etc.
I think Ms Laviolette is getting a very bad rap. She has been a therapist for over 30 yrs. She is qualified in domestic abuse. Travis was no choir boy and probably did verbally abuse Jodi. Jodi is a self-admitted killer. The whole thing is just terrible. I think cameras in the court room are okay but that is where it ought to end. I believe there should be a federal law against programs like the ones on HLN.
Murder trials should not be entertainment. Jodi or one of his friends may have informed him that she was planning to blackmail him or submit their recorded sex tape of which there is no evidence he had knowledge she had taped to their bishop, to the woman he was then dating, or to his friends to try to destroy his reputation. And you can bet that the words out of my mouth — via text — after learning that a friend-with-benefits was about to expose our sex life to the world would have been much, much worse.
So call me abusive. His disgust with her was palpable. It was not unprovoked, IMO. Your point about her provoking him is right on. It is funny that everyone talks about what he did to provoke her to slaughter him, with no thought to what SHE did to make him hate and fear her. His texts sound like a frustrated and scared man fighting back. He was responding to her own particular brand of crazy. In the phone sex, it appeared that she had him repeat many things that at first may have been inaudible and appeared to be overly enthusiastic in order to prompt him to go further with the sex talk. She was definitely leading that parade. People want to be critical or defensive about harsh opinions about Alyce but the way I look at it, Alyce did the same to Travis. However she put herself into the spotlight and it is her opinions and unprofessional testimony we have railed at.
We discussed her dinner and speculated on what was happening. As far as people contacting her speaking engagements maybe they have seen the biased opinions for themselves and decided that is NOT the image of an DV expert they want to present. All boils down if you stand in the fire you might get burned. I wish no harm to lav and last thur was afraid she was gonna stroke on stand. Instead we all made fun of her potty breaks and still do. Too many people will blog things they would not say face to face. If she would have not been so biased in her opinions we would not have had fodder to gripe at.
Alyce needs to put her big girl panties on. People writing about her or expressing their disdain in the way she is conducting herself is not wrong. Of course I do not agree with trying to ruin her career or make death threats. Let her career go down from her own actions. To change her ways and start doing her job right. She is not a stupid old woman. It is time to put her big girl panties on and understand that if she is going to hurt victims of domestic violence everywhere, she can not play a victim when people get upset about it.
Jaun M. As for her career, I hope she benefits from the media coverage. Most people have no sympathy for the victims of abuse especially if the abuser is well loved by others. The public also has no clue as to how damaging emotional and sexual abuse can be to the victim. They are outraged at how she has diminished and trivialized the horror of their experience and of the true nature of domestic violence. Many have said that she has set back their cause back significantly. They certainly do not feel she has done anything to enhance their humanity.
The thing is, she agreed to do this, and she put herself out there in a high profile case in order to gain notoriety for her book. We see the pictures of Travis mutilated body and yes we are angry. We have the right to free speech and she should know this as old as she is. We also have a very good reason to be angry. I completely agree. She has no respect for the fact that Jodi is a self-professed throat-slashing, stabbing, shooting killer who ended the life of someone a lot of people loved. She had to know what she was getting into. The public has come to disrespect her and strongly dislike her due to her incompetence on the stand as shown in her own statements and misstatements and admitted mistakes.
I think the problem most people have is simply that she refuses to acknowledge that a man can suffer the same abuses. Evern worse, it was clear that the defense with-hel information from her and that she found on the stand that Jodi lied. Real abuse victims know that all must be considered and that the landscape of abuse is ever changing. People like Miss LaViolette have been responsible for the breakup of many families over the years. She can not tolerate any person lecturing to her, especially a man such as Mr. Her evil grin and nasty snarl hav eprobably intimidated many for years. She no doubt believed that it would be a breeze testifying in this case. Surprise, surprise Miss LaViolette. It seems a man Mr. Can you please show me the comment that Ms.
She never said that, Lourdes. However, I do get a man-hating vibe from her and so do many others. I think they mean her overall testimony suggests she feels that way. Lourdes, read some of her writings. She will go to the grave spewing that women never perp domestic. Thanks to Miss Laviolette the world is now seeing these vengeful radical feminists and lesbians for what they are. Men-haters misandrists. Get a grip, Lourdes, it is not Reliable statistics not feminist sponsored tell us that women are as capable of domestic violence as are men.
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More broadly, conservatives have long held Texas up as a supposed demonstration that low taxes on the rich and harsh treatment of the poor are the keys to prosperity. The facts: For many years, economic growth in Texas has consistently outpaced growth in the rest of America. But that long run ended in , with employment growth in Texas dropping well below the national aver age and a fall in leading indicators pointing to a further slowdown ahead. In most states, this slowdown would be no big deal; occasional under performance is just a fact of life.
But everything is bigger in Texas, including inated expectations, so the slowdown has come as something of a shock. But Texas still has a disproportionate share of the U. By my estimates, about half the energy-related jobs created by that boom since it began in the middle of the last decade were in Texas, and this extractive-sector windfall accounted for about a third of the difference between growth in Texas and growth in the rest of the country. What about the other two-thirds? Texas also attracts new residents with its permissive land-use policies, which have kept housing cheap. Now one of the three big drivers of Texas growth has gone into reverse, as low world oil prices are bringing the fracking boom to a screeching halt.
Hey, things like that happen to every state now and then. It was supposed to be the shining exemplar of the economic payoff to reverse Robin Hood economics. But the promised boom never materialized, while big budget decits did. Not so much, it turns out: The budget is back in surplus in part because the emergence of a Democratic supermajority nally made it possible to enact tax increases, and the state is experiencing a solid recovery. The states, Louis Brandeis famously declared, are the laboratories of democracy. Will anyone on the right take heed? Probably not. It would be foolish to expect recent events to make much difference.
Still, the spectacle of the Texas economy coming back to earth, and Kansas sliding over the edge should at the very least make right-wing bombast ring hollow, in the general election if not in the primary. And someday, maybe, even conservatives will once again become willing to look at the facts. He can be reached via www. Walden, Au. There is a sense of accomplishment, excitement for the future, sadness in saying goodbye to friends and familiar school experiences, and anticipation for what lies ahead.
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