Baby Lisa: Why the Parents Won't Talk

Dan Abrams explains the conditions on which Lisa Irwin's parents will cooperate.
2:23 | 10/26/11

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No springer -- legal analyst and neighbors and won't start out the two boys now going to be interviewed what can -- authorities learned from. But -- they're gonna be interviewed on by the authorities which is significant this -- been a big source of contention now for weeks that they were in house. At the time with a gap and it but they were still in the -- So. Whatever happens be it an intruder or something in the house they're relevant witnesses -- -- -- really careful. When question in case you gotta be a treat them as children. You have to be very careful in the way you can call the testimony can't really be used against parents -- well though it could I mean it could. -- it just depends on exactly you know what's said but yet could be so meanwhile you've got this this real clash between the family and the police to -- -- told me yesterday. They're willing to answer questions but under some real strict restrain you asked him twice in the interview. Are they willing to answer any questions as the authorities want -- to -- they're willing to answer any questions. As long as their fair. And as long as -- by people haven't determine guilt. But effectively means yes they'll answer questions as long as the defense gets to approve those questions look. Real tension here because on the one hand. The police are clearly treating them as possible suspects and that means that Joseph -- repeated his defense team have to treat them as potential suspects but. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- And people are being adhered hat and they're gonna say I don't care what you really he's telling you. You have to -- and in every way Japan and the police insisting that they believe the actions they get from the parents interviewing them separately. Are the key to the case but that's right but remember that anytime you get in a battle in a case like this -- -- towards that that the parents of a missing child. They're gonna lose in the court of public opinion. The question is are there issues that the defense really needs to protect them on here. And that's the that's the real -- while we focus on these eyewitnesses -- saying they saw a man in the middle of the night carrying. A baby yet we have to believe that the police have -- this when it happened and now it one of the witnesses saying that says if the person who they think could be that person some of the other witnesses saying that couldn't have been a person I saw so now you're seeing inconsistencies. In the accounts of the eyewitnesses who saw it at what what's what we thought was a similar appearance a lot of focus inside that house -- -- Dan Abrams thanks very much.

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