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Morning you make -- bad exchange and the fact that they brought in the actual.
News that tape of that interview.
To be played in port without the jurors listening to that.
And then the judge say I'm not go out and play.
Thousands from the ruling by judge Nelson thought but -- applicable in this way.
You know shortly after when he gave that interview when when -- -- -- Martins gave that gave that -- when his brother gave that interview.
In denial of -- into his -- just been been killed and so it's understandable that.
Have a different perception of what of the voice and then recognition of the voice and then he would have later and I think the judge -- Me to call there that that since it was discussed in court and since he was asked the question in court that that should suffice.
The fact that.
There is a discrepancy so to speak to -- the mother saying and what -- Brothers today bringing that up at this point.
Toward the end of the prosecution's.
What do you think the strategy is with the -- -- -- Dirt they're trying to show that there are inconsistencies and in fact.
Mark O'Meara directly asked.
People Martin's mother.
You know if there's anything.
That that she could you know that that she would want her son to do.
Differently that's the implication -- implication and you know she's.
She's trying to appeal I think -- her anger and and perhaps.
Underscore that her recollection may be tainted but more by her desire what her wish is -- -- he kept and -- Rather than what actually occurred or whether that is actually her son's voice.
On that tape is really this is the germane to the whole.
Defense that that it's not trade on Martin's voice that this is George -- sports so that they're trying to show that the the the victim's family.
In the recollections -- For then it's a difficult call.
Right because up to now we know we are not letting voice experts in the trial to try to determine who was on that tape screaming for help.
If there are just they're allowing the judgment calls to be made based on people who were directly affected by the outcome.
And I think that's because the FBI voice expert said that the that that it was inconclusive right because of the early because of the rain and the intonation and the distance.
That the best.
Person to identify the voice or the best persons would be those intimately familiar.
With -- or participant.
With and we didn't have to the mom was questioned you know you've.
You live with -- -- his -- you've been you heard him.
Raise his voice that war when he was growing up that type of thing to sort of build up to that point when.
She was directly asked if that was her son's voice on the tape was all step by step trying to show the jury that this.
Mother is a credible.
Witness to reiterate to back up the claim that this voice is that of -- -- Well -- exactly right in my own mom could probably hear her son in distress over the years.
More than a brother or or friend potentially.
So it is it's an interesting strategy.
Talk about the fine line that Michael -- has to walk when he's questioning the mother here because you have a jury of six women out.
Not just because the six women who are all you know what many of them -- mothers.
But also with any hearing when you bring up.
Then the mom.
Wore a parent and father mother parent.
You are treading water here because finally because it's.
Very emotional and you don't want to do anything that's going to be seen as abusive attacking.
With someone who has lost someone so dear and close to that.
Know exactly you you don't want to have the opposite effect of what you're intending you're you're intending to and impeach her recollection.
And her testimony.
To cause -- jury to doubt.
That that is in fact true son that she can clearly -- -- -- your son on the tape and -- the same time you wanna be careful not to be too aggressive.
To get the sympathy of the jury so that they start empathize with the mother.
But that I did find very interesting how he did.
I think walked right up against that line when he was questioning her.
He asked for several questions about that new wants you hope that this sun would not do anything that would.
Clauses that you would hope that he was not involved in something that would be.
Conceived as something that can be threatening he also talked about the fact that when she when they were discussing how she first her -- -- heard the mayor's office he said.
She she was told that was the first time that you heard any -- very directly nobody.
Told you you would be hearing screens on the tape he went told you to prepare yourself or to hear screams you know -- -- -- that at this.
Point the fact that.
It was already that the the application authorities suggested to her that that you can prep that you really -- and that she would be -- -- her son's voice and she.
He has said no you know I I didn't hear nobody told me what I was -- -- the tape.
Even though her husband was in the in the room.
And her brother at -- -- was in the room and the others including her attorney.
She's had no I had no idea that it was going to be.
My son's voice.
And that of him screaming on the take so O'Meara was really.
Trying to -- you know to really go out her in a way that I found very interesting.
I do too I thought was an excellent witness he walked right up to that line you're talking we bumped up against -- -- -- shut it down there.
She said I don't know what you're asking me I don't know what you're talking about particularly to the line that -- You know your son you wouldn't hope that your son.
Would do anything to caught his -- that get that -- don't -- mother would play but I have a lot Friday and -- that question why would he asked that.
Why would he say that even if you're going up against the line because.
You're right what mother would frankly.
The intention was to -- to get her to admit that you'd want to believe this whole thing -- want -- to believe that her son could do this quote to bring this upon himself this confrontation.
Smash another man's head against the concrete.
Use -- sidewalk as a weapon.
That's the defense is trying to.
To explain that that's essentially their defense that that he was the aggressor the -- on Martin.
Was not the victim.
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