Casey Anthony: Funding Granted for Experts

Judge Belvin Perry has ruled that the defense team will be able to test two DNA samples at a DNA lab located in Pennsylvania.

From the Orlando Sentinel:

Casey Anthony’s defense team got approval today to spend more than $2,000 to conduct DNA tests on two items — including Caylee Marie’s shorts — at an out-of-state, specially certified laboratory.

Chief Judge Belvin Perry made the decision during a quick hearing in which attorneys for the defense and the Judicial Administrative Commission appeared via tele-conference.

From WESH:

The defense asked to spend bout $2,000 in additional taxpayer money to have a lab in Pennsylvania check for DNA on a bag and some shorts found with Caylee Anthony’s remains.

Originally, the defense wanted to send the materials to a lab in Holland, but Orange County Chief Judge Belvin Perry denied that request.

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3 Comments on “Casey Anthony: Funding Granted for Experts”

  1. offthecuff Says:

    Why? Why did the judge grant this? WAC said they should have it done in state. Why not, if it would cost less?

  2. zelda Says:

    come on judge Perry…………….Don’t join the “out of you mind” ranks that have dictated this farce of a trial.

  3. Honeydog Says:

    Well, I guess Pennsylvania is closer than Holland. Wonder if this Lab is one of those ones that work
    “only with Defense Attorneys”…. Next, I suppose, The Prosecution will want to go check the place out and then do their OWN thing with the Hair somewhere else…. I can’t help thinking “Contamination” by the time this Hair is done making its rounds….

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