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Hello I'm Gregg Jarrett a six day of jury selection in the trial of George Zimmerman finishing up today Zimmerman facing second degree murder charges.
In the shooting deaths of seventeen year old -- -- on -- He is pleading not guilty claiming self defense attorneys from the prosecution and the defense -- being grilling potential jurors.
Racial dimension of the case a prominent focus says one of the defense attorneys question a potential juror.
I have lived through the race riots of the sixth season and subsequent riots.
With Iraqi keeping I -- I just.
It just makes me uncomfortable.
Attorneys are looking for jurors who can be objective.
One of the exchanges between a prosecuting attorney in a potential juror who donated to the Zimmerman defense fund got heated.
You -- say it is important contributed.
Through his -- Iraq correct the trial and you still think.
Yeah that you.
I said I could keep an open mind -- -- juror's anonymity.
Is also a concern.
The issue before you.
Definitely -- time that you would consider keeping the demographic information to the jury jurors.
Confidential and anonymous.
I'm -- for no less than six months.
I think it would be impossible at this juncture to make the necessary findings.
About whether or not paired with -- and so.
How long judge Deborah Nelson ruled to keep the jurors' names anonymous but she has not made -- decision.
For just how -- the day ended with a Frye hearing over admissible evidence primarily an issue -- 911 tape and whether audio experts will be allowed to testify.
About who was screen on the recording.
That's simply not an opt out -- -- like anybody's estimation.
To do any reliable.
-- gusts of up with the speaker was even if we can narrow it figured out to potential speaker.
Prosecutors and defense attorneys are looking for a pool of forty potential jurors before moving to a second round of questioning.
That eventually need to find six jurors and four alternates who can handle being sequestered.
During the -- in New York.
I'm Gregg Jarrett Fox News.
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