Casey Anthony Latest News: Media Hunt for Jurors 'Absurd,' Says Attorney

The attorney that was behind Casey Anthony throughout her controversial trial, Jose Baez, has spoken out to WTSP-TV.

The infamously quiet lawyer, Jose Baez, thanked the jurors of Pinellas County that ultimately determined that his client, the controversial Anthony, was innocent of murdering her young daughter Caylee Anthony.

Baez spoke with the news agency, as Florida court officials released the names of the jurors that were part of the infamous trial that captured the nation, following a three-month “cooling off period.”

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The period was imposed due to concerns for the well being of the jurors following the highly controversial decision.

Baez told the news agency, “I’m embarrassed today to be a part of this process which has in turn placed them (the jurors) in a position of fear.”

It appears as though with the release of the names, media have been on the doorsteps of jurors attempting to extract information from those that made the final decision in murder trial.

Baez said that he believed that the court order cooling off period “certainly was not enough” adding he thought the media hunt for the jurors is “absurd.”

Baez said, “They didn’t ask to be jurors, they were ordered to be jurors.”

He added that the behavior towards the jurors is disrespectful to the jury system, and is so foolish that it would not merit a Saturday night live skit.

Baez added, that at least two of three jurors have come forward to offer anonymous interviews and that the information they chose to voluntarily share should be enough for those that are interested in the case, as jurors are entitled to their privacy.

One juror, Jennifer Ford told CNN in July that she received hate mail following the verdict but said, "There was not enough to make anything stick. Obviously it has not been proven that she is innocent, but it certainly hasn't been proven that she is guilty."

The same juror reportedly told ABC News that the jurors in the case were sick to their stomachs over the decision.

Yesterday Baez told WTSP-TV, “I don’t think anyone has a right to criticize these jurors and I am disgusted by the whole process.”

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