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There's breaking new developments in the murder child George Zimmerman in Florida as a prosecution may rest today we are waiting potential testimony from trade on Martin's mom Sabrina Fulton.
Earlier today the prosecution called government's former law professor who gave Zimmerman today.
And at the by the Florida stand your ground law was frequently discussed in class.
He was probably one of -- the better students in the class tell me what sort of things you addressed.
As a release -- also the phone support from Florida.
And other -- states they have what's called the stand your ground.
Law and did you cover that specifically yes they were very much to engage in class discussion regarding that issue so.
I I remember you know talking about it you know quite a few times.
Then a -- forensic analyst confirmed Maarten was shot at close range.
Residents and physical backs consistent waited -- contacts.
Meeting -- muzzle or the end of the barrel of the gun was up against.
The sweatshirt and was fired.
I'm explained that get into view and edit.
So contact shots what they -- using GSR -- -- -- on the hands of the shooter and then they determine where the contact was.
On the victim now the deceit and tentative on Martin.
What she's saying it was a contact with who was pressed up against but not pressed into so it's not a key -- from a distance.
That the bullet traveled it's consistent in my opinion with what the defense is saying and with George governments at previous statements.
That he in fact was at close range that he was on top of him and that he was acting in self defense someone else is very close to me and right over here -- -- -- some other way off.
I think the prosecution get back in the case today for very simple reason this professor.
Made it very clear that he did Zimmerman knew everything about to stand your ground law and -- -- stand your ground law according to professor.
There are breezes for you -- use that you're gun if necessary but this was not extreme enough case to do that I think the prosecution back in it and speculate strong.
Okay and -- you know I think -- what what's gone on over the last -- -- four hours is that the the prosecution brought -- the Sean Hannity and you rank with the with George Zimmerman -- they they -- and showed in discrepancy between what.
-- and said in the Sean Hannity interview and what he actually told police that added notes -- which was.
The but knowing about the standard -- about -- in order not -- -- said he did he said he didn't to Sean Hannity he told the pleasing as he did or that they're trying to prevent.
He did in fact nobody of course about it but really when you think about this -- just think back you remember everything you Bob do you remember everything you learned in college I didn't -- much you go well that's my points and could if someone -- -- -- that's -- -- wanna -- copy of that in the profession that it got an -- and perhaps save a lot of -- perhaps but that doesn't mean he actually remembers.
A learning about the standard -- logged just.
I'm not trying to make excuses for Georgian armed by any means -- -- -- -- -- if you're gonna hang your case on what he remembers learning about stand your ground at all actually it's ocean that is entered school area of education in this profession Citi for just failure of the class you ask a lot of questions that they.
And it did so he knows about it.
But it seems like that's a pretty weak being to base your entire case on I mean look at the witnesses that they've called up -- to this point.
Okay John Talbott called an investigator to the stand the investigator basically said he thinks Zimmerman is honest frank.
You had -- medical examiner testified yesterday.
She wasn't the one that did -- -- topsy when she was cross examined she made a strong case for the defense industry.
Multiple blows my mountain climate seems Kimberly I mean I just I'm playing sort of TV jurist.
It seems like this prosecution does not have a strategy and the I don't know what it could be from the outset but if it it's this if it's relying on this professor.
They gotta do better than this.
-- the -- the guy flat out lied he told -- -- he told.
Can't lead the didn't know about the fact is he was an a student at three in the subject I'm gonna deal if you at a moment -- at night knowing we already instead -- -- get to get convicted.
What do you are about -- But ultimately -- -- I just -- what I watch this I guess I'm not is deeply entrenched in this in this trial as the rest of America is.
I've got quite a -- believe that everybody is so consumed by this because there are a lot of horrible crimes and cases.
That occur in this country the -- chose this one because it was race racially charged and we all fall in line and now we feel that we would justify.
We got to justify the attention by covering it more.
What I'm learning is that I'm learning the media has an invisible hand in directing the story towards discontent.
That bugs me but when -- -- as I keep waiting for the law and order sound kick -- of June the -- you know hey you ever noticed that would you wait for the the finish -- -- when I'm done talking to Sam bring a losing case as well on our -- -- an actual equipment -- media has an invisible hand in directing towards this content.
Before or during a -- ball -- before I think I think what's happened what's great about watching this.
Is that you kind of learn everything the media got wrong right that and I got -- that's you're -- like oh yeah.
Yeah -- remember what everybody which really angry about this that didn't happen then this happens -- so here's the deal.
I am and so many of -- they're allowing everything to come in about that George amendments -- but they're not allowing anything to comment.
About save on Martin's pastor propensity to fight although there is -- -- testimony in evidence from one of the eyewitnesses at the scene.
That's and trade almost on top of them -- like an MMA.
You know kind of wrestling mixed martial arts positioning.
Bob so to addressing your your question here I don't care he got in you know an -- plus in every classy to including.
Stand your ground law the only issue that is significant about is whether or not he told the truth about it but it doesn't negate his ability to defend himself under the laws.
That's what I'm talking about why I'm on the farm probably better not let her just to let -- -- that they shouldn't have -- -- -- -- I -- -- buy tickets -- And he that he did know the -- that.
That -- already -- but Bob they're not mutually exclusive things it's animal would ask me if I remember child psychology from school I would say no I don't remember a thing you last -- professor they would say I got an hey.
You did exist and you're psychologists say more about love remember -- play -- I noticed.
He probably didn't -- odds were about how is that the pace and now George -- man because he's a wanna -- cop because he was carrying eleven does he took got criminal justice -- -- -- -- He has an obligation to back.
Beat me to the point where I die I'm just gonna die about a -- -- but I a couple of scratch.
That's gonna miss the point eight if he believed a reasonable belief that his life was in -- okay in his injuries consistent with -- you don't go ahead as a prosecutor and charged a second degree.
Based on implied malice depraved heart indifference to human -- there is no evidence presented so far in this courtroom this suggest.
That George Simpson and got guys that -- I had -- Yet -- abuses of those people Bork fight -- as well.
Although the cuts on his head in a broken though it is until you -- a -- how lifestyle down now and by beating you up senseless and then finally -- -- Yeah us yes census in the -- to got a gun issue -- do you are you remembering at that moment what you took stand your ground lowered the question is hot -- -- teams are asked to anchor this crazy and and give -- some sort of pick up Bob that if that's what you're taking nothing you see -- same argument seeking to same argument -- -- that you're using it on him well -- you don't remember anything.
Which you often say to yourself every day that you don't remember a damn thing OK I do remember this -- -- remember that I saw the pictures of Lieberman's injuries.
And they are no more or less than you would get in a bar room brawl and an eight life threatening.
Kimberly kind of asking do you think that the prosecution overcharge yes good -- it hurt you couldn't fit man -- and is there any way that the judge.
-- and yes which the charge -- manslaughter not a series which the -- but the judge can say that the there's been insufficient evidence presented for the case to go forward to the jury on the second degree right and the defense can ask for directed verdict -- that cents.
And then they could try to go for the -- a lot of the elements are similar but it's a lesser standard -- guess what Florida.
He still looking at.
Fifteen to life because of that weapon his use of manslaughter carries a life top and now for the second -- it's also a life tops that he's taken -- serious charges regardless of on this -- -- -- -- -- is not about winning or losing you're supposed to seek justice you're not supposed to abuse the power and authority you have.
Working for the government.
You don't over -- cases because it's politically expedient or you're worried about the mainstream media or Al Sharpton -- the rest of what these people have to say.
That is shameful but it Kimberly Guilfoyle asked isn't prosecutor argued that generally that the jury doesn't appear all of us and read the papers and listen to Sharpton and all the stuff it's just those people in the jury box -- -- yet and that's how -- that's how it should be -- FY ID act court is in I recess until Friday at 8:30 in the morning and then Bob will be tuning it probably the yes and what -- they call it recess.
That's not -- with Israel I don't know whether your -- your -- down now jump -- involved that recess in this type carp in that they can't.
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