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He assumed certain things that Fremont Bart was -- to -- good.
Yesterday the prosecution than George Zimmermann case made their closing argument today the defense gets their chance to respond over three hours.
But has a jury already made up their mind and does experience actually show that an acquittal.
Is more likely that a conviction let's talk to -- Our old buddy Fox News legal analyst because he's being permanently.
Answer probably yes to both questions let's look at the numbers because we've got a lot to cover -- with regard to making a determination about who's guilty.
Or not -- trial they study shows that about 62%.
Of the time people make up their mind.
The closing before.
Deliberations to see the numbers 53% during the evidentiary period as a people testifying right 20% during jury -- -- devote deliberations.
11% during closing statements.
9% during opening statement -- minus 7% to -- the judges final instructions so more than half right have made up their mind during the evidence -- period.
And terms of Florida this -- -- in Florida going back to.
The likelihood is.
That George Zimmerman.
Will be acquitted on these non capital murder charge according to Florida state courts.
Were convicted in 2011.
Based on the same or similar charges.
Facing George him it's it's incredible number so the odds are in his favor just two more things we haven't heard the stand your ground.
Used -- it I understand.
You say it's -- -- you care about that later today and also that video that the defense made it's gonna come up and they're closing argument in terms of stand your ground the jury instructions that the judge will read to the jury today.
Talk about stand your ground.
It says -- George Tillman was not engaged in an unlawful activity and was attacked -- any -- we had a right to be right he had no duty to retreat.
And he had the right to stand his ground and meet force with force including deadly force.
Also talks about justifiable use -- deadly force in terms of he only had to perceive.
The appearance of danger he didn't have to be an actual danger in terms of the big mistake the prosecution made.
Unmet -- -- video that animation right that the defense is putting -- They should have cross examined.
In filed an earlier and that -- an early and poke holes and it.
Now what's going to -- without any description without any holes without any cross examination that's going to be an effective tool for the defense today -- watch it closely they'll be back tomorrow and talk more.
About what went on today may be a verdict today will keep in mind at all -- and fox that would be extraordinary all right Peter Johnson junior great analysis as usual --
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