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Day 4 testimony [W:162]

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This thread is for discussing the days testimony in court, which will begin Thursday morning at 9am EST/6am PST.

Once again, please try to keep your comments related to the trial testimony and avoid straying off into debating other aspects not covered in the proceedings...


Thx.
 

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This thread is for discussing the days testimony in court, which will begin Thursday morning at 9am EST/6am PST.

Once again, please try to keep your comments related to the trial testimony and avoid straying off into debating other aspects not covered in the proceedings...


Thx.
Once again you failed to link to source material.
 

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Re: Day 4 testimony

And here we go....
 

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Anyone think the sidebar is speaking to the witness's inability to read sufficiently to "look over the letter" she wrote?
 

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She can't read cursive writing and she will be a senior in high school?
 

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She can't read cursive writing and she will be a senior in high school?

Unfortunately, many of the school districts aren't teaching cursive writing anymore.
 

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He's just badgering her now, trying to twist everything to confuse her.
 

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He's trying to get her story straight.

Oh stop. You know he's not trying to get anything straight. He's trying to get her to say something that supports his client.
 

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Oh stop. You know he's not trying to get anything straight. He's trying to get her to say something that supports his client.

That would be his job,
 

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Creepy ass cracker... Good point
 

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Now she watched the news.
 

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What people may not realize is this witness compared to the others thus far, is a friend of Martin and has motivation to lie. Therefore her testimony has to be examined very extensively.
 

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What people may not realize is this witness compared to the others thus far, is a friend of Martin and has motivation to lie. Therefore her testimony has to be examined very extensively.

He's gone on an extensive inquire into matters that have nothing to do with her testimony regarding what she hear. Her story regarding what she heard has not changed. If anything, she gave the defense more information into Martin's state of mind in a negative way. The rest of these questions are pointless.

He's fishing for errors to make her look bad.
 

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He's gone on an extensive inquire into matters that have nothing to do with her testimony regarding what she hear. Her story regarding what she heard has not changed. If anything, she gave the defense more information into Martin's state of mind in a negative way. The rest of these questions are pointless.

He's fishing for errors to make her look bad.

Her testimony changed from one deposition to another. "Why are you following me?" First testimony under oath: "What are you talking about?" Second testimony under oath: "What are you doing here?" That is a salient point.

She was asked during a recorded interview if she thought GZ's actions were racially motivated, she said she thought it was. That portion of the interview is missing from the transcript. That is a salient point,

When asked WHY she thought it was racially motivated, she replied, paraphrased, "Because GZ was white." Another salient point.

When the state is trying to say GZ had a depraved mind . . . a total disregard for human life . . . her testimony is crucial. She is slowly being found incredible, in my opinion.
 

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Her testimony changed from one deposition to another. "Why are you following me?" First testimony under oath: "What are you talking about?" Second testimony under oath: "What are you doing here?" That is a salient point.

She was asked during a recorded interview if she thought GZ's actions were racially motivated, she said she thought it was. That portion of the interview is missing from the transcript. That is a salient point,

When asked WHY she thought it was racially motivated, she replied, paraphrased, "Because GZ was white." Another salient point.

When the state is trying to say GZ had a depraved mind . . . a total disregard for human life . . . her testimony is crucial. She is slowly being found incredible, in my opinion.

If she lied about all these items to help the mother and not hurt her feelings what else did she lie about? That's really the point of the questioning. Help the jury make the decision that they can't believe a thing she says and theyjust ignor (or put little weight) to all of her testimony.
 

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If she lied about all these items to help the mother and not hurt her feelings what else did she lie about? That's really the point of the questioning. Help the jury make the decision that they can't believe a thing she says.

Exactly, And now here's another bit of testimony that 'suddenly appeared': "Get off. Get off," testimony came later.
 

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If she lied about all these items to help the mother and not hurt her feelings what else did she lie about? That's really the point of the questioning. Help the jury make the decision that they can't believe a thing she says and theyjust ignor (or put little weight) to all of her testimony.

That came to me about 20 minutes ago... If she lied to protect the mother's feelings, then why wouldn't she lie about what she heard between Martin and Zimmerman for the exact same reason...
 

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Don West slams his pen down.

Unsportsmanlike conduct, 15 yard penalty.
 

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How many minutes until this girl loses her cool again?
 
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