Transcript for Robert Kraft is fighting over the fate of the video allegedly showing him pay for sex
Next to the update in the case against new England patriots owner Robert Kraft. Media outlets have been requesting video from the alleged solicitation sting be released. Kraft's legal team saying that amounts to pornography. The latest from ABC's Zachary kiesch. Reporter: Tonight, the high-stakes courtroom battle. Patriots' billionaire owner Robert Kraft's legal team fighting to keep a police surveillance video allegedly showing him soliciting a prostitute from going public. It's basically pornography, your honor, and I don't think that there is any particular interest that the state has or the media has in publishing it. Reporter: Kraft's attorney's claiming the tape was illegally recorded. Kraft was charged with soliciting prostitution at the orchids of Asia day spa in Jupiter, Florida. The patriots owner turned down a deal that would have dismissed the charges if he accepted responsibility. Kraft categorically denies he did anything wrong, but apologized for the incident, saying, "I am truly sorry. I know I have hurt and disappointed my family, my close friends, my co-workers, our fans and many others who rightfully hold me to a higher standard." Obviously our concern in this investigation centers around the possibility of victims of human trafficking. Reporter: When the original arrests were made, it was part of a month's long sting operation, one that authorities said involved human trafficking, a claim they are now backing off. There is no human trafficking that arises out of this investigation. Reporter: Kraft has pleaded not guilty and is demanding a jury trial. Now that judge will make a determination next week about the release of that video, Tom. Zachary kiesch for us
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