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The judge also has not ruled yet we are going to also know more about whether other jury can here's anonymous phone calls to police.
Reporting other people in the months before.
The killing of -- on Martin.
This speaks to what prosecutor hoping.
We'll talk about the state of mind.
George Zimmerman in the sense that.
We've learned that he made over fifty calls in the months prior to that shooting.
Reporting problems that he felt what happened in the community and he was reporting himself -- the neighborhood watch.
Community member and that he wanted to alert police to concerns that he was having.
Let's bring in some folks here who are.
Joining us now the way you know what we heard yesterday but we can expect for today we've got bill -- is FBI officers -- to have you here aboard -- -- -- New York.
We also have professor Terry Maroney who has advantage -- university law school.
There and we appreciate you joining us for our discussion at this morning -- welcome ask you.
Profess show what did you make of the testimony yesterday and what we've heard so far.
In terms of the way to prosecute to sort of build its case.
I think both sides here gonna have to be fairly methodical I don't think there are any huge surprises yesterday.
I think this case comes down to a couple of very simple questions one of which is what happened in that last minute -- on Martin's life.
And the trouble is the only person alive and who knows for sure what happened in the last minute is.
Now because George Zimmerman has so many powerful motives to.
Shape or shade or potentially -- cast what happened in the last minute.
It's very important piece together is complete pictures you can from the people who saw or heard.
Little bits and pieces and that's that's what the prosecution is trying to do is to take all those little bits and pieces.
And show what they -- up to and that's just a very difficult thing to do it's going to be a tough slot for everybody.
Again you're just joining us we are waiting for the court.
To a session -- began in this day of testimony once again and that's trial of George Zimmerman I want to talk to Bill Daly from moment asked about your thoughts today moved the ball closer towards a second degree.
Conviction in this testimony that you've heard so far.
And so far homer I think you know there -- kind of sending out kind of the the facts as they see -- having police officers testify in the crime scene.
Investigators testified in the community watching.
Person from the police department who is who knew mr.
-- testified almost to the facts I don't feel as though in -- way it's -- the case in either direction I think right now it's really just.
As a professor of saying -- trying to thread together trying to weave together a story from kind of patchwork of individuals in certain circumstances and and different -- to kind of create a story line but I still think it's it's still that far out there I'm not compelled either way.
On this on the testimony of we've heard this talked as a person the ball didn't move that much closer towards.
Proving that there was -- second degree murder and in in -- I think you know I think it's it's been a pretty much saying.
This is what's happened I don't think we've seen any any major issues here with what they've said that that there.
Able to point to that said that George and -- You know was directly.
Responsible second -- charges.
A constraint on -- so right -- we'll see what happens is that as the day goes long and is of course these things build up -- I mean anonymous meant to be kind of you know these great epiphany moments Willis and -- testimony and and they feel so they have my conviction.
On the prosecution side in this kind of build up and they need to set the stage for the jury.
Would -- this background information so that later on when and it when they wanna be color it with.
What they feel as though maybe motive.
They're able to do that.
You know against this backdrop we had a lot of drama in this sense says for the first -- the jurors.
Were allowed to see photographs from the crime scene and see photographs of -- of on -- body -- And also.
Items of evidence such as this -- that he purchased.
Personal items including that.
Quality that everybody has been talking about.
It was very emotional course for his family.
His parents both had to walk out at one point during this proceeding since it was too emotional for them to look at those photographs.
What can packaging that's gonna have -- the -- knowing that the parents walk out of the courtroom in the they're actually seeing some personal items talking about six women.
As part of the jury -- right here how do you think that plays to their emotions.
Well I think it would in any trial you're always trying not to play to emotions but to recognize emotions and I think that it's very hard to walk away from the emotion in this case because we -- know.
You know as a minor Monday morning quarterbacking issue we all know the truth which is trim on Martin was not armed.
Was not posing a threat to anybody and was carrying some -- some and a soft drink.
And that's just tragic and that's.
Has to have an effect on people I think that's good I think that emotional level.
An engagement is good because it reminds everybody that jurors concluded that the gravity of their job right now.
But in terms of whether it's going to have any impact on their decision and the and the actual legal issues in this case I think probably not very much.
Because again as.
As -- just mention the real issue here is about the state of George government's mine says the state wants to be able to prove.
A second degree murder charge which requires them to do something very difficult which is is to show that George Zimmerman intended to shoot and kill trade on Martin.
Which is true I don't think anybody's contesting that but that he did it with a depraved.
State of mind.
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