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Florida / Dunn Murder Trial / Jail Tapes / Crump Interview / A Discussion #1060418

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 18, 2014
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The trial in Florida of Michael Dunn for the murder of teen Jordan Davis after an argument over loud music at a gas station in Jacksonville reviewed; Dunn's calls from the jail to his fiance {Rhonda Rouer} before the trial in which he claimed to be the victim who was attacked played.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live interview held with Trayvon Martin family attorney Benjamin Crump about Florida law and the Dunn-Davis murder case. [CRUMP - explains how they feel like they were the victims and the stand your ground law allows you to kill the young minority {"Our children"}.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live mostly in-studio discussion held with CNN's former prosecutor Sunny Hostin and criminal defense attorney Mark Geragos, "New York Times" columnist Charles Blow and criminal defense attorney Joseph Davis Hayes† about the Dunn case. [HOSTIN - assesses Dunn's tapes and letters from jail.] [BLOW - says the bigger issue is how people perceive young black males.] [GERAGOS - explains why the audiotape phone calls were not played in court; notes America is an extremely racist place.] [From Orlando, HAYES - explains how the trial had no overt racism; defends the Constitution and the "castle doctrine" in Florida.]

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