NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jul 11, 2013
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(Sanford, Florida: Ron Mott) The closing arguments in the trial of George Zimmerman for the murder of Trayvon Martin reviewed; details given about the ruling that manslaughter may be considered by the jury; scenes shown of Zimmerman’s & Martin’s parents in the courtroom. [Prosecutor Bernie De La RIONDA- outlines the case against Zimmerman.] [NBC legal analyst Kendall COFFEY- says the prosecution’s arguments may not be enough for the crime of murder.] [Defense attorney Don WEST- questions the judge about what charges may be considered.]
(Studio: Brian Williams) Live discussion held with NBC legal analyst Lisa Bloom about the case. [BLOOM – comments on the introduction of lesser charges.]
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