Monday, January 2, 2012

Casey Anthony won't have to answer questions about Caylee's death

Casey Anthony has the right to ignore questions about her daughter's death while she appeals her convictions in the case, a judge has ruled.

Anthony, 25, was found not guilty in July of killing her daughter Caylee, but is appealing convictions on four charges of lying to detectives in the case.

One of the convictions was for falsely claiming that Caylee was kidnapped by a nanny named Zenaida Fernandez-Gonzalez.

Anthony continued to blame 2-year-old Caylee's abduction on the fictional babysitter for three years.

A woman with the name Zenaida Gonzalez has now sued Casey Anthony for defamation.

In October, Anthony asserted her constitutional right to remain silent and avoid incriminating herself a remarkable 60 times when she was questioned about the death under oath by lawyers in the suit. Read More