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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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Sonja    

Considering how outraged most are that this mother, who never reported her 2yr old baby daughter missing for over a month, then lied about a fake nanny kidnapping her, then said it was her parents, then said it was a accidental drowning, didn't even get a manslaughter charge .. yeah I'd say it was in poor taste given the case.

1175 days ago
32.

smashley    

these people are disgusting...

trailer park attorneys for slutbag murderers. why are we so surprised?

1175 days ago
33.

Tinalouise    

A true DISGRACE!!They don't care about justice, all they care about is who "won" the case. No one should be celebrating anything,especially since there has been NO justice as of yet for little Caylee. Until they find out who did this and why(Casey of course)then celebrations are out of line...period!!!

1175 days ago
34.

janet    

The defence team paid for by Florida taxpayers did their job.

That simple. Couldn't PROOVE Casey to Caylee's death. Reasonable doubt.

1175 days ago
35.

Kris    

They deserve it, I mean whether someone is guilty or not they need a lawyer that's the only fair way for the justice system to work. These guys obviously did their job well to get what seems a guilty person a not guilty verdict. They worked long and hard hours for 3 years they deserve their victory party, I am sure that none of them are celebrating a dead girl, but only that as a team they did their jobs. As a defense attorney you have to separate your job from the case, or you won't be able to effectively do your job.

1175 days ago
36.

debi69    

let them celebrate the death of a baby girl.... god know's the baby didn't get the wake she deserved! Thanks MOM....

1175 days ago
37.

Old Broad in OH    

If she were fat and dumpy, she would have been found guilty.

1175 days ago
38.

rd1981    

I think both sides had something to drink after yesterday. The only reason the defense went across from the courthouse is because it was probably convenient, and they probably wanted to get home to their families, instead of planning a get together somewhere else.

1175 days ago
39.

mike    

Shameful.....they get a murder off they know is quilt and the get paid public money to defend this worthless human who can now right a book. How can any lawyer sleep at night knowing they helped free a murder, they have no heart or sole

1175 days ago
40.

V    

that is so inappropriate, if they wanted to celebrate..whatever fine, but do it in private, theres no need for them to rub it in peoples faces that "they won" theres nothing to celebrate anyway because Caylee is still dead and is not comming back and thats because of CASEY ANTHONY. She got away with murder and this sets a bad example for everyone, basicly saying you can murder your own child, make it look like an "accident" and walk away scotch free, what a joke, Casey is going to have to change her appearence and her name and move someone far away before angry people kill her, not that I would care...because I think she is a cold blooded monster. I sure hope to god she never has anymore children, she should be forced to get her tubes tied.

1175 days ago
41.

Harvey    

New business "Kill children for fame and fortune"

1175 days ago
42.

Different Rules Apply    

ANY CELEBRATION after this case is in bad taste. A 2 year old has died and this is the conclusion of that horrible reality. Caylee, somewhere, somehow you will find justice!

1175 days ago
43.

dimes    

It's not that they were celebrating, but to do it down the street from the courtroom in front of a plate glass window, knowing the media would capture their glee? Really bad form, particularly since not 10 minutes earlier, Jose Baez was intoning about "there are no winners". Yarite.

They may have gotten Casey Anthony acquitted, but the level of public outrage pretty much guarantees that she will forever be a pariah on a scale that makes Octomom look like America's sweetheart.

1175 days ago
44.

NorthDakotaReal    

I find it deplorable that they would run across the street in full view of everyone. Take it someplace quiet and maybe wait til Thursday when the murdering jerk gets out of jail for time served and good behavior. Watch Jose Baez and Casey will be dating within the week. There's a weird relationship from the beginning with those two. Casey will steal money from the wrong person and end up back in jail soon enough. All I ask is that no one buy the book, see the movie or watch the reality show. You then contribute to a murderer.

1175 days ago
45.

Telstar    

Frankly, I'm surprised at the acquittal as well. Why, anywhere you look, there are dozens of people absolutely positive of her guilt, yet none of them could find the time to step forward and help out the prosecution. It's Kitty Genovese all over again.

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