Closing arguments in Peterson case Matt Lubniewski at 12:51 PM ET
[JURIST] Closing arguments begin Monday in the much-publicized murder trial of Scott Peterson. The prosecution plans to focus on the pressures of debt, fatherhood, and an extra-marital affair which allegedly led to the murders of Laci Peterson and her baby, Conner. The defense will give its 2-3 hour closing argument tomorrow. Lead defense attorney Mark Geragos is expected to emphasize the lack of physical evidence in the case. The jury is expected to begin deliberations on Wednesday. KABC in Los Angeles has more. Court TV will be broadcasting the complete closing arguments live from the courtroom, but cameras will not be allowed in the courtroom when the verdict is eventually read.
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