The judge who ordered lawyers involved in the third Dalia Dippolito murder-for-hire trial ruled that the YouTube video of the police sting operation that led to her arrest can stay online.
Judge Glenn Kelley told attorneys that the gag order applies only to them and he has no authority over videos or posts that are already public.
State prosecutors had no arguments for Judge Kelley after Dalia Dippolito's defense attorney Greg Rosenfeld presented his case.
"I don't know why we're here, judge," said Craig Williams, state prosecutor.
Dalia Dippolito is charged with hiring a hit man to murder her husband. Her attorney, Greg Rosenfeld asked the judge to make prosecutors show why they are not in violation of the judge's recent gag order forcing attorneys to remain silent and not make any public comments about the case until a jury is sworn in for Dippolito's third trial.
Rosenfeld argued a video posted on YouTube by the Boynton Beach Police Department that shows Dippolito being made to believe her husband is dead is part of the state's case, yet it's still posted online for anyone to see. The judge denied the defense's motion.