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Texas / American Sniper Trial / A Discussion #1079112

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 17, 2015
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(Stephenville, Texas: Ed Lavandera) The second week of the "American Sniper" trail in Texas of Eddie Routh for the murder of Chris Kyle & Chad Littlefield featured; police video shown of Routh stopped by police & talking about his sanity. [Routh friend Tim XERILAND@- talks about Routh changing.] Routh's conversation about the gun range activity that was played in the court today quoted; prosecutor shown. The testimony from Routh's mother discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with criminal defense attorney Mark Geragos & legal analyst Danny Cevallos about the trial. [CEVALLOS - explains how the prosecution benefits from testimony about intoxication & Texas law.] [GERAGOS - notes the burden of an insanity defense; comments on the mother's testimony & the breakdown of the mental health system.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Lavandera, Ed

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