published Tuesday, June 28th, 2011

Casey Anthony trial enters 30th day in Florida

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    Private investigator Dominic Casey testifies during the Casey Anthony trial at the Orange County Courthouse, Monday, June 27, 2011 in Orlando. Anthony, 25, is charged with killing her daughter Caylee in the summer of 2008. (AP Photo/Red Huber, Pool)

ORLANDO, Fla. — The trial of a central Florida mother charged with killing her 2-year-old daughter resumes in an Orlando courtroom, a day after her attorneys sought a mistrial and a judge ruled she was competent to continue the trial.

The trial judge ruled Casey Anthony is competent after her attorneys asked that she get a mental evaluation.

Testimony resumes Tuesday morning, a day after Anthony's attorneys asked the judge to select a new jury. The attorneys sought the mistrial based on a ruling by a federal judge in Miami last week. It declared Florida's death penalty unconstitutional.

Anthony has pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder in the death of her dauther, Caylee, and could face the death penalty if convicted of that charge.

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