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Casey Anthony Lawyers

Champagne Celebration!

7/6/2011 6:45 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Casey Anthony's defense team was SO fired up about the HUGE not guilty verdict in the child murder case yesterday ... they rolled across the street and started POPPIN' BUBBLY!!!

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TMZ has obtained photos showing attorney Jose Baez and his team having a champagne toast at the Terrace 390 restaurant ... located right across the street from the Orange County Courthouse in Florida.

Our friend Jane Velez-Mitchell was outside the restaurant doing the play-by-play for HLN during the celebration.

Of course, yesterday was a big day for Baez ... and Anthony ... who was found not guilty of killing her 2-year-old daughter back in 2008.

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Minutes before the toast, Baez gave a news conference and told reporters, "There are no winners in this case. Caylee has passed on far, far too soon. Two-year-old Caylee's death should not be lost in her mother's requital."

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So, after making that statement ... still think it was OK for Baez to raise a glass in triumph?



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Avery Avery

If it weren't concerning a child, I don't think it would be in bad taste. But there's a little angel that will never get the chance to grow up. Just because this was a "victory" for them, it isn't a victory that a precious life was snuffed out before it could be lived. This case shocked the country, and they knew that their actions would be seen. Because of that, it is definitely a disgusting thing to do.

Crystal Crystal

I think they have worked on this case for 3 years and deserve a little toast as a task was completed! It was a victory for them!

Lex Lex

Disgusting



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Avery Avery

If it weren't concerning a child, I don't think it would be in bad taste. But there's a little angel that will never get the chance to grow up. Just because this was a "victory" for them, it isn't a victory that a precious life was snuffed out before it could be lived. This case shocked the country, and they knew that their actions would be seen. Because of that, it is definitely a disgusting thing to do.

Crystal Crystal

I think they have worked on this case for 3 years and deserve a little toast as a task was completed! It was a victory for them!

Lex Lex

Disgusting

Me Me

I think they are just following the path of bad taste they have shown throughout the whole trial. They are being consistent. I cannot get over the fact that the American Justice system has done this AGAIN. OJ, Lindsay it is the laughing stock.

lisa lisa

Very bad taste. They don't really care about Caylee Anthony, it was all about winning. :/

Sudio Sudio

Bad taste in doing this publicly. They did win -and are entitled to celebrate - but should have been back at the office - behind closed doors. Such a highly controversial verdict -this is just inciting the whackos like Nancy Grace and her ilk.

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136.

DONNA    

IM GLAD THEY HAD NOTHING ON CASEY. HE DAMN DADDY IS THE ONE WHO KILLED THAT BABY, GOD WILL GET HIS ASS ON JUDGEMENT DAY

1184 days ago
137.

msg    

Who cares about a dead 2-year-old?! Let's party!

Jose is skeevy as they come, just looking at him makes me want to shower.

The jury was stupid and/or lazy. I can understand not convicting on murder but it's inexcusable they let her off for manslaughter/child abuse. She'll get out - make a quick mil and go back to her partying loser ways.

1184 days ago
138.

Home Skillet    

@Donna - would you let her babysit your kid?

1184 days ago
139.

Home Skillet    

@ThrasherFan It won't be long until she turns to drugs to cope, though. She'll end up an addict and get busted for DUI, suffer an overdose, or commit suicide. In the end, the drugs will do what the jury couldn't. What a strangely cruel world we live in. Someone, somewhere, has a pretty sick sense of humor.
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God, I hope you're right. But, even take a look at the posts here on TMZ. I think people are going to treat that ***** like a GD celebrity. "Oh, Casey Anthony - let me get my picture taken with her." It's sickening.

1184 days ago
140.

dd    

She still has a civil case coming soon!

1184 days ago
141.

Zoe     

And you wonder why lawyers have a bad name? These people actually sleep at night congratulating themselves they've done a good job. Takes a certain kind of sociopath to defend Casey's type.

1184 days ago
142.

VP    

While I don't agree going right across the street to celebrate was appropriate, I also understand y they are celebrating. At the end of the day someone has to take on that role of defending someone even if they believed that person is guilty. This is a job for them nothing more. I'm just sad this poor lil girl is dead and no verdict will ever bring her back. RIP!

1184 days ago
143.

LittleBIt    

To Rico: I don't know where you get your information but you are wrong about Nicole. Check your facts.
Caylee, God will punish your mom for what she did to you. Rest in peace little one.

1184 days ago
144.

RabbleRouser    

I think they are going to need a lot more alcohol than that to help them sleep at night. Karma will bite them all in the ass.

1184 days ago
145.

spenditall    

Let me get this straight... A kid gets 6 days in jail for flipping the bird in court and yet a baby killer will walk free?!?

Go figure.

1184 days ago
146.

Home Skillet    

To Any Members of the Casey Anthony Jury Who Are Reading This: You, collectively, turned a baby killer loose. You have that on your heads. You were WRONG! Casey Anthony killed Caylee Anthony, and because of your actions she will go free, and no justice will be served in Caylee's name. I hope and pray that you will never have another night of peaceful sleep for the rest of your life.

1184 days ago
147.

Missy    

The prosecutors tried to get some of the jurors off the jury because their past. some had been arrested for different things,one juror made it clear they didn't want to be on the jury at all. but the judge wouldn't release those. I think if they were released the outcome out be different.

1184 days ago
148.

joesmom    

Scott Peterson got death with less cir****tantial evidence! No cause of death, no murder weapon, just a bunch of lies and one strand of Laci's hair! Justice was NOT served.

1184 days ago
149.

Observation    

TMZ - Please post the c-l-a-s-s-y picture of Cheney Mason, one of the other defense attorneys, at the same party. He's giving everyone outside the restaurant the finger.

1184 days ago
150.

jjgirl    

@YORK & TIFOSI44...

COULD NOT HAVE BEEN BETTER SAID!!!!!

Gross display!

1184 days ago
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