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All our Warren Jeffs trial coverage in one place

Published August 23, 2011 5:12 pm

This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2011, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for personal research purposes and may not be reprinted.

With Warren Jeffs being moved to a solitary Texas prison cell today, it seems as good a time as any to launch the Jeffs trial coverage summary I've been putting together. It should be a good quick-reference guide and another step on my own (long) road to self-organization. Also today, David Darger and Jake Barlow were arraigned on multiple misuse of public money charges in Arizona.

Immediate preview stories:

Trial preview: "It's time for everything to come out"Trial preview: "For FLDS faithful, trial brings a choice"

Week one

Trial Day One 7/25/11 Jury selection begins

Trial Day Two 7/26/11 Jury chosen Trial Day Three 07/27/11 Motion to suppress raid evidence denied Trial Day Four 07/28/11 Jeffs fires attorneys, then sits silentlyTrial Day Five 07/29/11 "Polygamist 'prophet' Jeffs warns court of divine wrath"

Weekend story 08/01/11 WSJ using trial to make stand for his flock?

Week two

Trial Day Six 08/01/11 DNA evidence presented in case of 15-year-old victimTrial Day Seven 08/02/11 Prosecutors play recordings of Jeffs' "trainings" to wives Trial Day Eight 08/03/11 Audiotape of assault on 12-year-old played, defense begins Trial Day Nine 08/04/11 Jeffs found guilty

- Other polygamous groups denounce Jeffs

- No reaction to Jeffs verdict in Hildale/Colorado City

- Sentencing begins immediatelyTrial Day Ten 08/05/11 First full day of sentencing: Jeffs delivers "revelation," asks to leave Trial Day Eleven 08/06/11 Second day of sentencing (Saturday) Brent Jeffs testified he was molested by Jeffs

Weekend story: Warren Jeffs' own documents turn against him

Week three

Trial Day Twelve 08/08/11 Final Day of sentencing: Prosecution rests, defense silent

Trial Day Thirteen (Final day) 08/09/11 Closing statements, Jeffs sentenced to life plus 20 years

- Mounties to investigate FLDS child brides in Utah

- Eyes turn to Utah

Immediate post-trial

Post-trial 8/10/11 New photos show Jeffs casual

Post-trial 8/10/11 Juror speaks out

Post-trial 8/11/11 Court releases audio recordings of Jeffs instructing wives

Post-trial 8/14/11 Warren Jeffs' legal saga isn't over