PBS NewsHour

Zimmerman Defense Attorney Urges: Not to 'Connect the Dots'

Clip: 07/12/2013 | 4m 14s

A jury of six women will now decide the fate of George Zimmerman, on trial for the murder of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in Sanford, Fla. In his closing argument, defense lawyer Mark O'Mara insisted that Zimmerman acted out of self-defense. He urged the jury not to let their sympathy influence the verdict. Judy Woodruff reports.

Aired: 07/12/13

Rating: NR

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