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Fireworks inside the courtroom -- majority areas murder trial today yes it goes on defense attorneys for areas claiming prosecutor Juan Martinez.
As engaged in misconduct.
Accusing him of posing for pictures with fans.
And signing autographs outside the court joining us now.
Court and -- -- Orange County California -- defense attorney great to have you with this -- Doug burns former federal prosecutor Doug good to have you listed -- let's start with you I mean this trial.
Is there and end.
I'm about two months out I would say -- -- I'm guessing.
I'm guessing it is it is a painful painful process and I think the people should understand that this is not typical.
That but what we should all still sign up for jury service that it is it's a painful terrible -- -- Is is this isn't a failure of a judge to control the trial is it what is absolutely right and when you go back to the Simpson trial OJ Simpson.
Number of federal judges -- me privately if it -- This is a disgrace.
In my courtroom this thing would have been four weeks.
And you hit it right on the head it -- -- to judge to umpire the trial and keep it -- in my opinion.
-- today in court without the jury present I should point out and areas defense attorney brought up the fact.
The prosecutor Martinez says if he -- by the way apparently something of a rock star as he's had more exposure earth that most rock stars.
Could pose for photos outside the courthouse with fans -- in the prosecutor thereby.
Was there -- there was misconduct do you agree.
I don't they didn't -- conduct pursue acting was in that case I think that he has a job at hand and that's try to case.
He should leave all that signing to hit somebody out -- it's it's.
And a chore but it's it.
-- -- a little finer point on that pencil however which is I do agree that person a standing wants them misconduct however.
-- some through it let's say he's posing.
Live pictures and signing orders knowing that a juror is watching him that's problematic but there's no evidence -- that apparently.
Today could want his autograph that's my -- now.
Well -- legal effects if you guys I'm not a fan I had no -- -- out of now.
Does -- does -- now autograph go up in value because it won't.
The legal professor -- political -- but after I don't hold it you know it up first your life thinking predicates in my opinion.
Well I have.
To say that the defense has been at the very least.
Can we call them dogged if not effective.
Let -- let's go very quickly to Oscar historian says south African port giving this man accused of murdering.
He is his girlfriend and letting him just you know I what is on -- own recognizance -- free to do whatever wants here's your passport I think that it's Iraq would that happen in this country.
-- and I were discussing this and the reality is is that.
That's the key point I think the average murder defendant is not getting the right.
-- mean I've been doing this long time and and very often very stringent travel restrictive surrender your passport so it is a little surprising.
Having said that the author of the counter argument in which is obviously -- separate from guilt or innocence sure India and it's just a matter whether he's gonna show up and people are saying he's not a risk of flight.
Well anyway there's there's a case -- in which you now have the the the the defended.
Of attempted murder is out.
Free no bail -- wants the lead detective is charged with murder sorrow is the defendant's brother I mean.
This doesn't get much more -- found it doesn't.
It now and I think this is -- not -- a wing from the judge to say let's not turn to -- Don't come back because I mean girl out but I think he can defend hard -- you don't let people that are accused of -- You know -- -- of the world really period you're never gonna get him back.
We're gonna watch and see and there we're delighted to have you both with us thanks -- -- complete -- thank you.
-- -- -- and Doug burns if --
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