Scott Peterson, who was convicted for the murder of his wife and unborn child, appealed to the California Supreme Court. He believes that publicity around his case, which was overwhelming, along with shaky evidence, affected the decision of the jury. He was convicted in 2002, for murdering his wife Laci who was pregnant with his unborn son. In the appeal that was 427 pages long, the defendants mentioned that prosecutors had no real evidence of when, where or how Laci was murdered. It also mentioned that extreme publicity around the case caused the jury to be biased during the trial.