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Fence rests in the murder trial of George Zimmerman but not before a dummy took center stage inside the Sanford Florida courtroom.
The -- attorneys staging a dramatic re enactment of the fight between the defendant and -- Bob Martin.
Using a life size.
Dumbing mannequin which was introduced by the prosecution to show how they -- -- -- -- -- head into the cement.
Closing arguments in the trial set for tomorrow joining us now.
Former federal prosecutor Doug burns Mercedes Colwin Fox News legal analyst managing partner with Gordon -- -- in New York City.
Good to have you both here dedicated to be here.
That the the defense counsel taking that dummy and turning -- -- is.
-- how important a moment was that.
It's using that's -- using the bubble -- the show where the fight is going down it doesn't work quite well.
A launchers look at -- -- wouldn't it with you if -- so authentic about what's happening with the client on the stand.
Seem to be really be careful about that about using these men who he is a good hard look away he's thrashing that was pretty -- -- Here's the good part big surprise.
One side slams the thing around in a manner that helps there rhetoric and then the other side slams -- -- -- exactly it out and I mean it's really comical.
Quite honestly and I'm sure these jurors understand.
That each side is simply spinning it the way you expect.
I would think that that would -- there would be a certain amount of that and any any trial.
But this one Mercedes it looks overwhelmingly.
To be a prosecution that is inept and not lucky when they try to.
He bring their case forward wobbly defense seems to have won on nearly every point.
That's a great question a great observation I think part of the issue though that -- you're looking at six female jurors are gonna look at a little broader than -- than a lot of the villagers are gonna say well why -- white -- Sacramento broader minded and yet they.
Car yet tell us or other -- a lot of is luster wrote years though.
I don't watch and I say that's a big huge when you look at -- that did the analysis starts off with Zimmerman -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Where's the military may look at the moments before that -- was pole so that's -- that that is calls.
In disfavor observed that if you if -- Nelson starts is Zimmerman getting out of the car.
Things are gonna go a little -- Well but the point is and I've said this all along and that is that -- like an attenuation disconnect in other words just because he disregarded the non emergency 911 and followed the kid.
Doesn't mean by the way I -- -- -- wrong that if he's attacked -- can't defend itself he can't -- but I think I think we need to cities from the future if you're.
In the the dispatcher didn't tell him not to follow.
But he said as we we don't need you to do it our Iraq which is that it would yet it's not an order in which read this thing.
The other way and purposeful -- Yeah instruction from the dispatcher who did -- and for a job but I think I'm.
In the end -- I think you're right about that that what they may get past that but the issue is going to be -- about the age of this -- seventeen years old.
You know anybody of any any of your viewers have teenagers they know sometimes -- they'll make the wise -- choices.
You're at your guy you not not directive on Zimmerman sort of felt.
Why did you have to check change -- on what could that was someone back and these are the types of issues that are gonna -- -- -- -- that published today here Georgia movement is a -- Yeah well that's the whole thing that's what they needed to do -- idea was.
You know he's point five out of ten on macho -- you know -- go to term and therefore -- -- probably on average a bad idea point five.
Well a lot.
You know and so joking -- but you know back to the women thing -- thing you know all of us lawyers are scratching our presence and how could the prosecution and the defense.
Both be satisfied -- all one gender Jerry and the reality was that one argument was a female might.
-- -- More like oh my god of course she was here vs I lost my song right yet he's like -- the.
Part of it is it is disturbing is this music casual observer -- rollers and tell -- you're not follow this minute by minute and a half but this judge seems to -- purely on the side of the of prosecution hurt her rulings have been.
Disastrously one would think if there is an appeal however -- it's necessary.
I mean she's -- G on the pay.
She's got a lot of discretion well here's the issue this goes back to the pump politicization of this case you've got you've got someone actually -- voted into office she's going to be very sensitive to that the constituents don't want this case to go to.
In the defense side there and that's what some of these -- of animals doing all this constituents not all the.
Doug burns thank you very much residential library about it thank -- up.
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