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See any impact segment tonight a second juror from the George -- murder trial is now speaking out about the verdict that she and five other women reached earlier this month.
For myself he's guilty and because.
The evidence -- sees it he's guilty of killing trade Wal-Mart and but if we could improve.
And escalated to -- -- -- -- me I want you runs moms and all that I'm hurting and if she.
Not that nobody cared about her son.
I can speak for myself.
I do can I couldn't do anything about it and I felt like I left a lot of people's stories Zimmerman got away with -- But you can get away from that.
And -- the end of the day.
He's gonna have a lot of questions and answers he has to deal.
Joining us now with reaction to criminal defense attorneys from New York Stacey -- and from Davie Florida.
Regina -- Vasquez and it's great to see -- both of you well.
That got everybody talking yesterday of course this juror speaking out and -- let's start with you because.
-- luckily we heard from that other juror be 37 who said she thought both men.
Could have stepped back out of both were responsible.
But that she believed that that -- man had a right to defend -- himself now this -- comes forward.
And says Zimmerman.
Got away with -- murder but then goes on to say we reached the right verdict.
Can you say -- get away with murder and reached the right verdict.
-- yes you can actually because.
He there is no question that came on was killed by George Zimmerman the issue was whether it whether it was self defense or not.
And these jurors had that question -- to them they have a lot and if they thought there was no reasonable doubt that this was murder.
They should've spoken up in the jury room.
Not weeks later after the media may be attacking their position it completely distorts the entire jury system and what we in that as Americans -- agreed to live -- And I wanted to say or do I like these post trial interviews first -- -- I don't find them to be helpful at all and it may seem to be a bit self serving.
-- -- murder requires intent and I think she even she said well we couldn't prove intent.
But he got away with murder -- you can't print -- that it's not murder it obviously we have a dead teenager which is -- horrible thing.
And a tragic thing -- murder requires certain elements of -- -- -- you can.
Jumping -- here but sure enough for everyone -- ever -- -- hollow look this just shows you that trial is it was rigged the system is rigged.
I think they showed that at all as an -- pick of the former white collar criminal attorney.
No not at all and a justifiable killing is never the equivalent of murder under the law I think the elephant in the room in this verdict.
Is Florida's stand your ground law and that's why there's.
Go to confusion and it -- -- -- -- they did even used to stand your ground law in reaching -- -- now that's that's -- -- -- that's not true it's a complete -- so very true no I did not underground ocean I don't know and yeah you can and I -- a good judge -- -- the stand your ground law in the jury instructions and the jury were required to follow those instructions now the Zimmerman defense did not.
A little -- the law but -- factors here because of -- in any other state with the same facts you might have gotten a different verdict because most states.
You can't use deadly force -- -- you retreat -- and informant out.
What happened is we have one man armed with a pack of -- and one man armed with a -- And Florida -- says the benefit of the doubt goes to the man with the gun and that is why there is juror confusion.
Our other evidence that states he -- -- experiments and it was evident with saint Anna yeah the self defense claim there was a photograph that imagery isn't and forensic evidence that one man and one neighbor was that the best view said he saw one -- look like it was -- on top.
And and and the fact the jury ultimately concluded that.
Marten what I had been the aggressor may be circled around them who knows you know ultimately.
But but at Regina -- go back this year is giving interviews it almost almost like they're what they're worried about how history will judge them.
So they have to run out there and say these things they're not -- I really care I really care I just.
I that's not easy to be honest jury and I think -- in a probably candidate right conclusion here but.
I just I these interviews I just I don't I don't personally like -- I don't think they advance.
The cause of justice at all.
I agree and I really don't think it's get a job because people that do serve on juries.
Now after they render their verdict are gonna have to deal with his backlash which -- get a -- -- make people not want to serve on the -- -- -- not -- a jury of their -- it's -- undermine the entire system.
Weeks later you feel that -- to follow the law the -- not based on emotion it's based on the.
Back but he hasn't done well I went out and I hit a lot of the verdict why not here from the jurors what was behind their thinking because the nation so upset about this don't think we should hear something from them they have the -- I'll speak about how they -- they did something they have rendered a verdict and I feel and that that yeah yeah did you ask your friends.
Yeah right there aren't a lot of times right I would -- Their feelings in the -- don't matter the law that exactly this witness has -- that actually follows on that path and directly ahead.
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