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Right now accused murderer -- areas is about to return to the witness stand for and eleventh day of testimony.
She is accused of killing her ex boyfriend -- our first areas claimed she had nothing to do with his murder.
Eventually she confessed to the brutal killing the claims.
It was really self defense well yesterday prosecutors were -- areas over a series of lies she told investigators.
-- -- -- We're going to be there to help.
-- you can tell the truth.
Know that while that's true what is it that you were there -- -- wasn't.
At least we'll as a Fox News legal analyst Doug burns is a criminal defense attorney is so she's been on the stand for eleven days how we she do it finally the prosecution gets a chance and right did.
Well during the defense and and trying to portray herself and -- team defense side here.
As you know somebody who -- -- you don't -- a woman isn't -- just OK I was invited for a minute but whatever now the prosecution as you know I was hiding for this to get that to happen.
They're doing a good job they're lying out.
A laying out -- by block light convenient.
Missteps convenient truth is she's sort of forgotten she didn't -- the abuse that she's complained -- her diary why wouldn't you at least put it in your diary none of that there.
There's nothing that corroborates her statement right now -- that's what they're pointing out.
They're doing great things like very simple things you have an internal change right I'm reading from -- yes an internal change meaning -- -- so what they want to be able to do closing arguments -- You can't believe this woman all those other days she lied and lied and lied to again.
My only worry John and you may -- writing -- -- -- is.
Get a little bit too much in her Grail I mean I get to you know you're -- you lied you lied you just can't you like.
Nobody except on Perry Mason lost out there understand -- crumpled Alison yes I'd like it doesn't happen that way see you back off as a prosecutor.
You set the stage and then closing you put -- altogether is the prosecutor read a little too rough on.
Yeah I think it's a matter of aspect demeanor and the way you come across in other words and I think racism under present right prosecutors are very well -- to be above the for an.
You like to law enforcement.
You told them -- nothing.
I was on truthfully tell them through intruders -- not so strident and yet he's got like this sort of you know somewhat put upon.
You know righteous indignation you don't really need it and then the other thing is just in terms of mine -- John and a trial.
You know this is interest thing this is like thinking a little out of the box eternity she kissed another guy.
A day after -- she smiled and remote shot from the defense attorney they say say she kissed another guy -- mother mug shot so find her guilty of murder and actually here.
-- -- -- -- but right after having right after she slice someone's next 27 times that it was self defense wouldn't she be a little bit more sat.
When should be a little bit more and less -- is -- cold.
Killer premeditated killer -- rate for the -- she also sent flowers it has come out in testimony she sent flowers to the victim's grandmother.
As if to say I'm just an innocent bystander and just as horrified and -- looked like it looks like copper up or not made you afraid it looks like a couple.
Waste think about it as a prosecutor he'd be turned around and saying if the reverse were true she didn't send flowers she didn't express any -- -- -- that.
You -- -- every argument either way she sent flowers to the grandmother over this horrible terrible thing where he she murdered almost.
He almost killed her -- to kill him.
And saying I agree with that.
No I I think what it's got hosted it with the prosecution if they're Smart -- and closing argument is putting all these pieces together and saying.
What a cold blooded premeditated murder she is but going after -- yelling at -- at this point is not the way to -- -- -- -- humble opinion -- -- -- -- -- -- Casey -- -- -- -- -- You know all the pundits were saying you know she -- in this in that and I think.
But lying and hacking is really.
Less consistent with an intentional killing -- -- -- -- -- -- that goes against the panic -- the flowers that goes to not answer right that would like to watch.
Hopefully one that's only last week but there there clearly have to -- -- -- and -- -- back off -- Jonathan yeah there was some.
-- there was testimony.
Of love love love.
Perhaps invoking a witness -- to my knowledge has never testified in an American courtroom I want to play this clip for you now.
You're fitting more of -- soon.
When you made this statement to this the tenth -- Concerns about that.
Well -- in here who would be sure there -- states.
Well -- tell your kids.
You think so are you sure that we can.
She brings she talks a lot about god Travis was a developed more Mormon -- apparently she had converted to his faith.
Does she think that's playing well with the jury.
I I guess she doesn't she would have said it but again as a prosecutor if it you know obviously -- you know Monday morning court Tuesday morning quarterbacking here right I would just.
Let that let that statement lines -- letters and went.
You play defense let me put prosecutor how -- -- testify with a straight face that you're not sure whether god can be some cancers.
That's ridiculous so what did you say that that's like what I'm -- -- -- isn't left out a lot that's yet yet it's just back -- what about the.
-- it was strategically what about the eye contact that she's making with jurors -- -- she'll take a question from the prosecutor -- may be over here.
And then she'll turn to the jury and make eye contact was yeah.
How does that work.
Of course she's been coached to do that and it looks -- -- pretty force defense prop -- of defense one on one -- you looked at you try to make eye contact with either one or you know several of the jurors that same type so here.
You know your commitments and -- with that I contests and -- but it could look.
Horse again I you know -- flip flop on -- -- but from the prosecution vantage point.
Very different she's looking down which is a telltale sign of very -- -- confiscate know what the obfuscating.
The truthful demeanor is really just calm straight forward you know looking right into the.
A purpose although not to comment was well because you're she was posted the victim of -- -- some sense of -- thing we agree.
Yeah this coaching business is harder to him and and for the record not all prosecutors can be lovable like.
Thank you John Merritt appreciate that good luck for once doesn't work pops up but Doug burns -- Lee's real we'll continue to watch that case thanks bill.
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