I am absolutely exhausted tonight. The stress of worrying that George was going to ignore counsel’s advice and take the stand had me freaked out. To add to my stress, the judge and Mr. West had a back and forth and then Mr. West stopped going to the bench and was talking, talking, talking to George.
I read on twitter some lawyers thought there was a rift between Mr. O’Mara and Mr. West and at least one thought Mr. West was furious.
When George let us all know that he will not take the stand I finally exhaled. You’d think I was related to the man with the stress I felt about it today. How I got so invested I have no idea but as the defense rested a calm came over me.
I really like George’s chances here. The jury consultant got George a very good jury who will be impartial and promised to keep sympathy and emotion at bay. I read evidence that they ignored some of the emotional tactics going on in the courtroom, so given the women look at the facts and weigh the law, George will be just fine.
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Links to Live Streams (Thanks Carole):
Local WFTV~ http://www.wftv.com/s/zimmerman-livestream//