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Florida / Martin Shooting / Zimmerman / A Discussion #1019420

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Apr 12, 2012
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The court appearance for neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman for the shooting death of Trayvon Martin in Sanford, Florida, featured; scenes shown of the shackled Zimmerman at his hearing on murder charges with his lawyer Mark O'Mara. [Last night on CNN, brother Robert ZIMMERMAN - recounts what happened that night.] The probable cause affidavit quoted; 911 call between Zimmerman and a police dispatcher played.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with criminal defense attorneys Mark Geragos and Mark Nejame and former prosecutor Marcia Clark about the case. [CLARK - talks about the tape evidence, the racial slur issue.] [GERAGOS - comments on the standards for probable cause in this case against Zimmerman and the Florida Stand Your Ground law.] [NEJAME - predicts Zimmerman will be allowed out on bond; states the self-defense matter is subjective.]

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