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George Zimmerman did not behave like a guilty person that he was cooperative -- incredibly helpful because he had done nothing wrong sure -- under a lot of things that are trying to establish here one is that his behavior was not consistent with somebody who is.
And -- just killed somebody out of anger that you -- call.
That he seemed according to them confused in fact -- was -- -- -- -- he was confused as if he had yelled for help and nobody came and he couldn't understand -- Objection was racing rephrase that a jury heard that already right.
They're also getting into the fact that the back of his shirt and jeans were wet as if you've been laying on the grass and also had.
Pieces of grasp on his back which supports it the other with.
Can't does the defense felt that it can get enough of George Zimmerman is forthcoming testimony in true witnesses like officer Smith so that in the hands.
It's government doesn't even need to take the witness stand the jurors will have heard what he's going to set.
I think that's the ideal situation for the defense there hoping and it may exactly play out this way because -- prosecution doesn't have a lot to work -- They're hoping the prosecution puts in enough of his statements in an effort to impeach Zimmerman and to show he gave inconsistent statements.
To put before the jury -- claims of self defense in Florida once you raise self defense by some means in front of the jury.
It then becomes a burden of the prosecution to prove.
That it wasn't self defense beyond a reasonable doubt.
Burden automatically shifts to the prosecution in effect which doesn't happen in all jurisdictions but certainly in Florida that is the case.
What's the downside of putting.
George Zimmerman on the witness stand taken totally collapse most defendants when they get on the stand especially when they're on trial for their life.
They become nervous that looks like they're lying they're -- inconsistencies there grilled on the version they give gets picked apart by skilled prosecutors.
And even if they're not lying.
They can be made them -- to look like their line.
Hey even the best of us sometimes give the story a little different the second time and believe me that will be highlighted under a microscope I have even seen lawyers.
Get on the witness stand and -- like a lawn share on cross examination of the list yet there and yet they are the worst kind of thing.
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