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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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376.

he    

hope they can all sleep at night with themselves... they all will have to face god one day ....

1017 days ago
377.

LeaveCaseyAlone    

Leave this girl alone...justice was served and thats that. this country has convicted many innocent people as well as let murderers go free. We have no control over it and you ppl disgust me who are threatening this girl when you honest only know what the crooked media protrays about her. Stop this bull****

1017 days ago
378.

jacci    

Honestly, are you guys that shocked?! They worked hard to get a baby killer off and now they toast to their success. Like Nancy Grace stated.. the devil is dancing, More to join his crew.

1016 days ago
379.

hahn    

nancy grace and her crew are trying to retry this case again on national t.v. then after the verdict....they stand outside the
court house trying to insite the crowd. today the stations were
covering the last shuttle launch but hln was still featuring the anthony case. im glad the jury wants nothing to do with the
press. they camp outside your house and harrass you into speaking to them. casey may have owed money to drug dealers
and they killed caylee to satisfy the debt. it happens all the time.

1016 days ago
380.

Luca    

This is sick. Caylee death celebrated with champagne. Shame

1016 days ago
381.

Angi    

So disrespectful for that baby girl Caylee! How disgusting! Remember what happened to most of OJ's attorneys? Hmmmm.....

1015 days ago
382.

Julie    

All is in God's hands now...Casey will get what she deserves...all in good time. The attorney's, they were just doing their job...let it go now...

1014 days ago
383.

Sandra    

My heart Broke into a million peices when I heard that this tiny Little soul was treated like she was Trash!I broke down in tears and when i raised my head to ask god to help me understand....I saw this!!!!This is an insult to Caylee's Life...a child has died you don't celebrate high 5's flip birds and POP open champagne! me as well as the nation adopted this little girl into our home our Lives and our heart...how did the Justice system fail her How?

1014 days ago
384.

Alicia    

This is completely disgusting...

1012 days ago
385.

my name?    

very low blow right across from the courthouse! that's like saying in your face caylee!!i'm so blessed i was not a part of that jury.. i could not live with myself setting free a b*tch who killed a sweet sweet young girl my hart breaks. i hope caylee haunts Casey's face til she goes crazy and kills herself!!!

1008 days ago
386.

Rachel    

I don't mind that they celebrated a case win. I don't personally believe that Casey was guilty in anything more than an accident, either on her part or her fathers, and yes her daughter is dead. The fact is though, that while that sweet and innocent child is gone forever, it doesn't mean that the defense can't be happy that they got what they believe to be an innocent woman - we will never fully know for sure which way it goes - and decide to celebrate with their team over that fact.

The little girl is gone and it's sad. Her mother was acquitted and whether you believe it's true or not, you should go with the justice system on the case and hope that the police will go through the case again and see if there's something they missed; and that Caylee finally gets her justice.
But just because her mother didn't go to jail, doesn't mean a missed chance at justice; and if she had, doesn't mean she would have gotten justice either.

Only the Anthony family knows what really happened so, IMO, the defense should be allowed to celebrate.

I just hope people will eventually come to peace with all that happened during this trial and 3 year period, and hopefully, will not take the opinion that just because Casey didn't go to jail/get convicted, that Caylee then didn't get any justice.

1006 days ago
387.

chelsea    

Her lawyers should have used some tact, but some people act without ethics. I personally, do not see a reason to collect money, benefit from, or to celebrate the outcome of this trial. There were no winners!!! Casey is out of prison, but she will never be free. Her lack of remorse is disgusting!!! What about Caylee? In my opinion, there was no reason to celebrate. A child died!!! It happens too much in society, a child dying, or suffering from abuse and neglect. We need to avoid the sensationalism and hatred against Casey and put our energy into protecting the children!!!!

1001 days ago
388.

Lauren    

A DISGUSTING DANCE ON CAYLEE'S GRAVE. DANCING A JIG ON CAYLEE'S GRAVE. DISGUSTING BEYOND WORDS. HAVE THEY NO RESPECT FOR THE DEAD??? CHENEY MASON, JOSE BAEZ AND DOROTHY SIMM WERE SO PROUD OF THEMSELVES. JUMPING UP AND DOWN IN DELIGHT, WHILE LITTLE CAYLEE'S SKELETON AND HER DUST ARE ALL THAT REMAIN OF THAT LITTLE GIRL, A RAY OF SUNSHINE AND SWEETNESS. REST IN PEACE, LITTLE CAYLEE, IN THE ARMS OF THE ANGELS...FAR, FAR AWAY FROM THOSE DISGUSTING PEOPLE. THEY WILL REAP WHAT THEY SOW...THERE IS NO FREE LUNCH...ONE DAY THEY WILL ALL PAY. REST IN PEACE, PRECIOUS CAYLEE, IN THE ARMS OF THE ANGELS.

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