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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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CelticOne    

In true attorney form.... all about the win, not that they just got a child killer off from paying for the crime. I am not surprised, but I am disgusted. Like someone else said, take it away from the courthouse. I am n fool, I know they are going to celebrate but the choice of venue is tasteless.

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KenzieQ    

"Old Broad in OH If she were fat and dumpy, she would have been found guilty" --- and if she was black she would have been found guilty + there would have been NO media interest.

1153 days ago
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Shread    

That HUGE Blonde curly haired Freak lady that was jumping up and down in celebration has a very HEAVY Karma train to board.
Remember Johnny Cochran, Kardashian and all the other Lawyers that helped OJ beat the Murder rap?
Payback is a BIATCH!

1153 days ago
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And thats the truth    

Hmmmm, I cant help but think that realist,Maggie,and Crystal are all the same person and either know casey (lower case intentionally) or Joe Baez and his team. I shudder to think that there are really people out there naive enough to believe the defenses theory and think this little girl drowned accidentally.

1153 days ago
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sarah    

dont worry people look at oj defense team either dead or in trouble of some sort. it was disgusting to see the smiles and celebration of the defense team and casey will have her last judgement like we all do. she might make money but only from people as ****ty as her. she is a social disease now. RIP CAYLEE she sits among the angels! wonder how those unknown jurors feel this morning as they find out all the info we did

1153 days ago
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Sonja    

@ V ..She didn't even make it look like an accident, she 'said' it was an accident and then made it look like a murder by duct tapping up her accidentally drowned baby and double bagging her and dumping her in the woods.. but yeah... there is no doubt at all that she's responsible in anyway for the death of her baby.

1153 days ago
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John dowser    

They should celebrate!!! 3 years of hard work and they won. Bottom line is the prosecution had no cause for death, no motive, no prior signs of abuse, no dna anda million loopholes. You dont send a person to death or 20 years behind bars with zero of above. We live in a great country, and kudo's to the jury even if Casey did it. In the end Casey will have to meet her maker and possibly pay for it in eternity as we all do. This life is short...

1153 days ago
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te100    

They deserve it. They shut up all the haters who dont believe or understand how the system works. If she was found guilty and everyone outside was hooting and hollering dancing in the streets would you be condemning that behavior I think not........hypocrites and sore losers.....bunch of five year olds outside throwing tantrums.

1153 days ago
54.

Suxtobehim    

Must be nice to celebrate getting a murderer off!

1153 days ago
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janet    

Casey Anthony (public opinion, guilty as hell)

By law, no proof. Doesn't matter what she did or didn't do. Still no proof connecting Casey to her daughters death.

1153 days ago
56.

lanie    

Who cares? Why give this child murderer and her lawyers attention? They're going to make money off this childs murder and become celebrities?

Please give it a rest, TMZ. 90% of the people who watched this trial know that the jury got it WRONG... WAY wrong...

There is no reason to elevate the status of these morally bankrupt people (this includes her disgusting attorneys)..

Let's move on to some REAL celebrities, not child murderers!!

1153 days ago
57.

Shread    

@Tony, i would not be surprised if you are the type that likes to troll pre schools looking for a date.
LOSER.

1153 days ago
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mannequin    

I can actually understand a group of people wanting to relax and even celebrate after working so hard for their "cause" and succeeding.

However, I think it very distasteful to celebrate in a public setting. After hearing Jose's speech, I could at least admire him, even though I disagree with him. After seeing this, I have no respect for him.

1153 days ago
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Julie    

Not poor taste at all. They did a good job for their client. I know everyone is convinced Casey Anthony murdered Caley, but maybe it's time to re-examine that belief. A jury of her peers heard all of the evidence, and that jury decided she was not guilty. The prosecutors have stated that they presented every piece of evidence they wanted to present -- so, maybe Casey is really innocent. We'll never know, but great deference has to be given to the jury.

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Sonja    

@John dowser .. yeah unfortunately the prosecution just a dead baby who was duct taped, double bagged and tossed in the woods, oh yeah and mother who didn't report her missing and lied to everyone and partied hard while her baby was rotting in the hot Florida sun.

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