Skip to comments.Excerpts from Zimmerman's apology, testimony
Posted on 04/20/2012 3:18:15 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
In an unusual move, George Zimmerman took the witness stand Friday to apologize to the parents of Trayvon Martin for fatally shooting their 17-year-old son. Assistant prosecutor Bernardo de la Rionda took the opportunity to grill the neighborhood watch volunteer about some of the statements he made to police.
Here's a partial transcript of Zimmerman's testimony:
Zimmerman: I wanted to say I am very sorry for the loss of your son. I did not know how old he was. I thought he was a little bit younger than I am, and I did not know if he was armed or not.....
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Ask Z....he may not feel like it now but still better to be tried by 12 than carried by 6...
An sympathy ‘apology’ which he had to make as a form of civil niceties. I kinda feel sorry for the parents, but they colluded with that black power lawyer and are absolutely unwilling to believe their little “boy” could have done something that warranted being shot.
That’s old news and doesn’t prove your conclusion.
He’s already apologized when he should have kept his mouth shut. The judge rewarded his contriteness by jumping down his throat.
I thought Barry Fitsgerald had passed on.
A perfect example of why an accused should never attempt to make any type of statement until properly trained and prepared by a first class criminal defense attorney, Zimmerman should have answered forcefully: I committed NO crime, sir! Intoning "sir" as one would address a child molester.
The scumbag De la Rionda goes on to lay a Scooter Libby perjury trap in that Zimmerman will never be able to exactly accurately remember his exact words in the many times he will be under oath, and incorrect recall one time giving contradicting testimony will convict him of perjury with a stupid jury.
IMO, they do believe it. That's why mother came out with the "it was an accident" comment, quickly retracted upon advice of counsel.
Scratch “judge”. Should have said “prosecutor”. I heard “judge” earlier today walking the hall at work. Just heard Harris Faulkner say “prosecutor”.
Skin disease, eh?
That wa so blatant.
Couldn't his attorney object?
Why did he testify to begin with? STOOPID!
Its called “cement induced lacerations”
I was just watching this exchange on Fox News. They somehow doctored the video and made Zimmerman look Hispanic.
I wonder if the other networks have an undoctored video.
Well, I also saw on the news today they’re beginning to discuss Romney and his stance on immigration. So now they have to transition to the persecution of the Latinos.
But Zimmerman is not “Latino.” His mother is Peruvian.
If the defense starts worrying about the prosecutor’s reaction
it might as well give up and plead guilty.
The prosecutor doesn’t determine guilt.
And as per ‘Meet the New Boss’ post above, he did not “apologize”.
Yeah, but you know better. MSM viewers do not.
You say tomato...
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