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Defense attorney mark -- Merrill wants the court reporter to go back and search through her symbols for.
The previous questions.
Right before the one she just recited in court looks like the judge.
Is not going to allow this is proper impeachment let's go to mark -- -- who is a veteran.
Active defense attorney and market.
Looks like the judges -- gonna allow what do you think.
Well she's definitely made more rulings in favor the prosecution and defense I expect there to keep it out now.
You look what's what's the power in the impact of a mother and a brother -- Now that's trade on Martin's voice my brother -- my son's voice screaming for help.
I would say generically it would be huge but in this particular case I don't think it's gonna have much merit first of all.
There's a difference between believability.
And accuracy at best I don't know about the brother -- -- certainly impeach them but the mom.
Believes or wants to believe that that was her son on the -- one call but she could be completely inaccurate.
Obviously -- -- highlighted the common sense reasons why she'd want to believe it's him.
But that doesn't mean that she's accurate she's about as accurate -- Zimmerman as father who's gonna take the stand and say that's my boy and the night while on call.
-- -- -- boy I think we have time to squeeze in a question for you off former prosecutor now a defense attorney and Anne -- look I'm.
The defense is gonna put the -- people on the witness stand their own witnesses -- are gonna say this is.
Are we up against a hard break here Maria.
I guess we got to take a quick break.
Now we're gonna blow the break and -- back to you than offense is gonna put their own witness on -- -- Zimmerman sports right.
Right of course.
And in the jury will be it'll be up to them who they believe and -- look at all of the other evidence that there is to try to figure out who's saying that did the truth here.
But part of -- they -- the prosecution wanted to put the mother and the son -- and her other son on the stand today was also.
To remind the jury that trades on Martin is not just to name.
He was a person he had a mother who had a brother looking at the brother I'm sure they were saying to themselves.
I wonder if that's the trade -- looked like it is not that big an age difference -- to humanize.
The victim here.
And so that perhaps -- the jury feels angry about what happened if they want to give the families some sense of justice they may be more willing to convict here.
Then they would otherwise be.
Yeah you know mark up primacy in recent C -- something that lawyers learn and you always want to injure case.
Width you know eighty and emotional -- memorable moment and prosecutors are certainly done that here.
Oh without question even though the judge is gonna tell that jurors sympathy plays no role here to not make your decision.
Because you're angry at someone.
Of course jurors six women are gonna certainly use -- motion when deciding this case that case and you hope that they do not.
-- -- Bomb.
Looks like Jarvis is now leading the witness stand.
They are taking a recess until further notice I am told and that will likely give.
Her honor a little bit of an opportunity to take this under advisement to consider it maybe look at a couple of cases and then make a decision.
-- go back to Ann Marie -- of way.
-- you -- senior years is a prosecutor and as a defense attorney probably made your.
Many directed death verdict motions they -- almost uniformly denied by the judge sorry.
There are tribal issues of fact her honor will likely say we're gonna lead to the jury and I'm not gonna dismiss this jury and in dismiss the charges right.
Absolutely I mean there it.
It is certainly a lot of the evidence that the defense -- tremendous job picking apart the prosecution's witnesses.
In this particular case but even with all of that is -- they -- for the prosecution.
For the jury to hang their hat on based on what the witnesses -- Mean you've got three were neighbors who said that -- on -- on the bottom.
Although one neighbor said he was on top and it may have been a timing thing as to when these neighbors came there's still three -- said he was on the bottom you've got the their childhood friend and his poor witness issue -- She said I heard him say get off get off.
Now have the mothers saying that you know she knows that was her son who was screaming for help.
There's enough for the jury to make a decision that he was guilty here and then of course there's also the possibility it may not be -- murder to.
It may be a manslaughter conviction or something else so.
You know there's there's also that flexibility of the jury has some adjourned the judge isn't going to do anything -- not a motion.
So that that likely denied that motion will take place at the end of the prosecution's case as soon as they rafts which they have -- We'll be today the defense will -- began in earnest now.
Mark before we take a break here that offense has the decision to -- whether or not to call.
George Zimmerman to the witness stand.
But in -- and I just as he has -- already testified.
Without -- on the witness stand hasn't.
That's correct there is no decision to be made here you do not.
Take -- since high error.
That the entire future of George Zimmerman -- hinge upon how well he does in response to either of these pit bull prosecutors' questions.
Here there is no need for him to testify he's done it numerous times -- conducted his direct examination.
And there's no cross examination it was a gift.
You don't screw it -- up by putting them up there by.
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