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Welcome back everybody -- now they are looking at DNA samples.
They have a DNA expert on the stand in the George -- murder trial he has not yet gotten to sort of the the heart of why he's testifying -- we expect him to do that surely you heard judge Alex for -- gives a preview.
YE he would likely.
Be on the stand -- as soon as he gets to that we're gonna go to -- you can hear -- first.
The wanna bring in our panel out to -- get their thoughts on what's happened -- -- dollar and -- bill were both are former prosecutor now defense attorneys.
So I mean.
Let's face it is.
-- -- Right and it's all right it's been a lot of boards seven I can't believe all the networks and covering the right.
We consider or on trial that you wake up in the morning Megan you when you do this fairly regular dog with a witnesses today I.
I'll as the lab technician you know we we can get a -- that by and -- prosecution team is like.
You wanna -- you -- -- that witness.
-- this is ready I mean look it's necessary don't get me wrong.
But this is the kind of stuff that you you have to go through what you summarize -- in summation in three sentences.
Look -- divisions AB and C and you move on the DNA indicated.
XYZ then you move on.
So -- that you know but you have to go -- -- like.
Why does it have to be this long and painstaking John at 230.
-- started to.
I'm about what we now understand will be the prosecutions last David's case they're hoping to rest today this will be one of the last memories the jury what.
Didn't really have to go through this much -- -- to get him to say.
Trey bombs DNA wasn't on the gun and it Zimmerman DNA will concentrate on the knuckles or whatever he's gonna say my thought exactly -- you wanna -- the jury to sleep on your last.
Day -- want to.
And it really on a high -- -- And I -- waiting for an -- moment -- -- never seemed to come from the prosecution in this case.
-- -- I think what they're building up to you but I agree why can't they did say the DNA would transfer the DNA wasn't -- and not go through.
That man crush you that got us through this is what they teach you to do they call it would have been -- all the jury that's why -- -- -- -- audience.
They don't we let me ask you this because there's so this they gotta do they get a check to.
-- right -- so they can argue this in closing but we are told we have reason to believe.
May be the final witness will be -- Bob's mom who's been in the courtroom every day and it did.
We're being -- told like expect her to be the last witness and that they want to wrap it up today.
Now that's a different story are very few end on the testimony keep -- six female jurors I think all of whom are mothers.
But all of whom are so five head of the six are mothers and the prosecution's gonna end its case we believe with the mother of the victim on the stand who's been.
I mean an exercise in class -- right in this case from the beginning -- and she promises to be a powerful witness.
And conventional wisdom has it as a homicide prosecutors do you either start.
Would that witnessed the only the next if you know you and with the next weekend and here I'll tell you may obviously everyone's been asking my opinion and family friends that are that are.
And -- People agree with what my colleagues missed -- -- said that there -- -- that aha moment.
And the -- gonna want -- -- -- that room and I keep saying but five to eight feet away from those six women.
-- a mom and a dad who lost his seventeen year old boy with those who was Harry -- and Arizona iced tea.
Who didn't seem there's no indication he was committing any crime he doesn't have a criminal record it seemed like the worst case says he got in a fist fight -- maybe in the worst case scenario he was the aggressor in a fist fight and he gets killed.
It's going to be hard for those six women to look at this mom in the -- -- me like.
Sorry it was just a bad mistake and and nothing happen.
And there's been.
Next to no I want say no but next to no implication in this case John that trade on -- was doing any thing.
On toward illegal.
You know they they tried to sort of get in -- and you find something that could have been uses a weapon in the bushes -- by the defense did.
But that was a very persuasive and it was only sort of a passing reference so so they're gonna she's getting it up there and underscore.
This was a good child my child was a good child.
I loved my child while he was doing was -- of the 7-Eleven for a snack that night.
And now he's dead -- she's a god fearing woman she may invoke you know that before this jury how -- you expected to play well she's going to be a very sympathetic.
Figure in this but I think in light of the overwhelming evidence that we have right now that supports this self defense defense.
Fifth could be alone is not going to be enough to get these six jurors five of whom are mothers to vote.
Guilty if they weigh the evidence against the sympathy factor I agree she's been a class act.
Throughout this entire ordeal that just the evidence is not supporting and guilty verdict at this.
Point -- judge Kelly I would like to know why she testifying exactly what she's gonna test that I would want to -- -- I was trained on -- the -- on Martin's voice calling for album and I'm on one tape and that's the.
The -- tickets or understand that the judge is going allow hard to get her opinion has.
The FBI experts said.
There wasn't enough there are those 32 -- for -- experts on this that you would need someone to who knows that person's voice to be able to identify and -- -- the judges giving the prosecution every Lee way on every ruling so far she has hasn't.
I have added yeah we're on virtually all of these requests and -- look over the defense objections even even that -- what we saw yesterday which was.
We slept on and we realize -- some really bad stuff came out for a -- -- strike all of that judge think it even though we didn't object sure.
I have this happens I would like you you mr.
-- that's why you have to be ready to object as -- -- -- irritating lawyers popping up saying objection objection.
Because we don't get it didn't.
Before the words are out there that are -- the -- not and twenty -- this is the birth of ever seen in twenty years than it.
On the outside and the defense loses this case you can bad.
That's going to be one of the you know notions on appeal right that they're gonna take it up and say this judge had no business -- group sustaining objections that were made 24 hours beta trial testified.
But even so -- there there's a big because what what they got stricken was the fact that this officer that we detective testified.
But he believed tree lot we believe jurors -- -- -- was and I was telling the truth and now.
OK so they got that stricken technically but they did it by refreshing the -- memory that it was set in the first place which called even more attention to it.
Which doesn't and in my opinion that doesn't work IE.
Look let's face it is part of the -- strategy.
I ask questions and try to put things in jurors' minds that yes -- stricken.
What is a judge's word you know -- that from your brain and -- what do you do tight battle -- your brain of course not and by the way having judges at a very pro prosecutorial.
Is not exactly strange phenomenon when you're the defense bar they usually tend to lean in the direction of the -- and you guys can both say that his new book the book process you know even the prosecutor and.
This case -- yes you because we've heard so much spin you know you watch some of these news channels you see.
It's like you can predict how people are gonna come down in the case based on whether there.
Prosecutor defense attorney that you guys are good -- your boat you can bet on both sides you both put bad guys in jail and gotten out of jail well kept him from going to -- And I want to ask you honestly how you think this case is going right now with the understanding that caveat that.
Can ever really get injuries sprain so often a -- -- it -- win the jury says you know you talk about where things are with you -- that job.
Well I am I honestly believe that the defense has been winning the -- -- and you know I hate -- award winning this is not a game to be -- -- this is a search for the truth ads with any child especially when you're dealing with a murder.
-- that involved.
Eight a child.
It just it lends itself to let's not call -- the game for with the winner and a loser but.
Having said that I think I think the prosecution has done a fantastic job.
Of proving reasonable doubt which is ironic because that's not their job to penetrate so -- but I believe bus far there's been a lot hum moment.
And the defense is clearly I think they've they've already shown that there's a self defense a -- self defense defense Arthur.
With your last nineteen minutes to go in Britain daytime I'm not put my iron on the line and say.
I'm sad and that this case is being covered by the way it is all over the place could it based on race maggot I've done this for twenty some odd years.
As a prosecutor -- these two big -- -- from the same race and we would not be here I don't care what color of the rainbow you wanna make them.
This is eight.
-- quote typical self defense case that happens around our nation all the time and the media has blown it up into something needs it shouldn't be because how this case should be settled.
Real prosecutors -- real defense attorneys without the pressure the media this would be a plea bargain you'd sit down with the women's team -- say look we don't know which way it's gonna go would you give him an offer that the risk of him going to trial is not worth the reward of an acquittal so easy let him take three and a half years on -- on a lesser included -- let him take five years that a lesser included charge.
As opposed to risking 25 years that's how this case would be handled him at a typical fashion that he -- Even if he's only convicted of manslaughter which you know could be -- one of the lesser included that that that the jury gets charged -- and -- second degree he could still go to jail for thirty.
Years because it dead victim was under eighteen so it's not like how well they'll get manslaughter or B three of the judge yeah.
-- this pressure harbinger that ended jury doesn't know that -- doesn't get to know about the punishment.
Panel thank you will be read back to you don't go way back to the -- -- a moment.
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