CNN Evening News for Thursday, Feb 21, 2013
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(Pretoria, South Africa: Robyn Curnow) The third day of bail hearings in the legal case against South African paralympian runner Oscar Pistorius, who is charged with murdering his girlfriend/model Reeva Steenkamp, featured; scenes shown from the courtroom where Pistorius was "frozen"; details given about the removal of lead investigator Hilton Botha from the case, the plausibility of the defense case and the key issues raised by the prosecution. [South African police commissioner Riah PHIYEGA- talks about the Botha shooting incident that is being investigated.] [Reeva's friend Gina MYERS- talks about Reeva.] What happened inside the courtroom today with Pistorius being immobile and what may happen in court tomorrow with the bail hearing discussed.
(Studio: Jake Tapper) Live in-studio discussion held with criminal defense attorney Mark Geragos and CNN's Jeffrey Toobin about the case. [TOOBIN - points out this will be a judge trial, not a jury trial, so the Botha matter will not matter; states the flaws in Pistorius' story.] [GERAGOS - explains South Africa's legal system and how Pistorius has a pretty good defense so far.]
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