Dr. Conrad Murray: Importance of Closing Arguments

Dan Abrams discusses the trial of Michael Jackson's doctor.
2:32 | 11/03/11

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Sustain our legal analyst Dan Abrams right -- industry Nancy right -- -- the defense didn't meet that -- -- but I'm reading your -- here at Daniel Abrams. And it says I still think the defense has a shot. Shocking that Nancy Grace and I don't necessarily agree about how they the case is gone so far look. There's no question in my mind the prosecutions presented more evidence that has the defense and Nancy's right but I think -- the prosecution has delivered on much of what they promised. The defense didn't present. A very serious very credible witness who said he thinks the most likely scenario is that Michael Jackson self administered now. Is that going to necessarily mean they'll be an acquittal know the -- that witness more powerful in the prosecution witness. I don't think -- tells -- we talked about yesterday even if he did it himself. Look at the jury instruction -- it. He -- they should convict if the defendant should have -- seem possible harm. They can result from is that just putting -- fallen the report that's right look. I think that this is this is an uphill battle for defense is no question that and doctor Emery made so many mistakes here. And there were so many things he should had done that he didn't do and so many things he did do they shouldn't have done no question about it. The question is are these jurors going to say that rises to the level of criminal activity I think is a very good chance that they will win that set. This last defense witness this doctor Weiss -- I think was a very powerful witness -- all you have to quit in these jurors' minds he's reasonable doubt. And we've got you know some facts about the -- the woman I was fascinated by six of them split right down the middle six of them. Know someone had an addiction problem even with broke before. Yet how well it -- -- -- or alcohol etc. I think actually justice interesting is the fact that so many of these jurors are cards watch crime ships. They either watch analysis or they watch CSI and law and order -- -- good to see a lot of jurors coming into that jury room. With a sense of how little the legal system -- that -- had an accurate sense but they'll have a sense of how the legal system works. And -- -- a lot of high profile cases where they've been acquittals and the public has been incredibly frustrated. So what Casey Anthony that people some really serious side effects there because he didn't have that killer piece of evidence come -- and that's right. And you could make an argument that there's an analogy between the Casey Anthony case in this case. In that the prosecution made in its closing argument Casey Anthony said even if you believe it was an accident even if you believe it was a mistake she's guilty. Actors didn't fire code names thanks very much.

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