Oscar Pistorius sat through a tough week of emotional testimony in his murder trial. Several witnesses took the stand including the former Olympian's neighbor's who say they heard a woman's screams coming from the house. But Pistorius's lawyers tried to make the case that he mistook his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp for a burglar, and it was actually Pistorius screaming. Nick Valencia has the latest.
Anderson discussed this with criminal defense attorney Mark Geragos and former federal prosecutor Sunny Hostin who says Pisotrius' defense "is he screams like a girl."
CNN obtained recordings of jailhouse phone calls made by Michael Dunn while he was awaiting trial. He was speaking with his fiancé, and the conversations offer a unique insight not seen in court. He describes himself as both "victor" and "victim," he also calls his fellow inmates "animals."
Benjamin Crump is the attorney for Trayvon Martin's family. He spoke with Anderson after listening to the Dunn tapes.
Anderson discussed all of this with criminal defense attorney Joseph Haynes Davis, New York Times op-ed columnist and CNN political commentator Charles Blow along with our own legal team of Sunny Hostin and Mark Geragos.
It's now up to a jury to decide the innocence or guilt of Michael Dunn. Jurors began deliberating late this afternoon. Dunn is charged with murder in the shooting death of 17-year-old Jordan Davis at a gas station in 2012. Dunn claims he acted in self-defense. Martin Savidge looks at today's closing arguments.
Anderson discussed the trial with former federal prosecutor Sunny Hostin and criminal defense attorney Mark Geragos.
Both sides have rested in the murder trial of Michael Dunn. He opened fire on a vehicle full of teens after an altercation over loud music. Today (no comma) Dunn took the stand, telling jurors why he pumped shot after shot into the SUV, killing 17-year-old Jordan Davis. Martin Savidge has the latest.
Anderson discussed the trial with criminal defense attorney Mark Geragos and former federal prosecutor Sunny Hostin.
For the first time, we are seeing video from inside a Florida movie theater that captured the shooting death of a 43-year old father. It was shown in court during a bond hearing for the 71-year old gunman Curtis Reeves. He's a retired police officer and his lawyers say he opened fire in self-defense. Martin Savidge breaks down what's on the tape.
Anderson discussed all of this with criminal defense attorney Mark Geragos and former federal prosecutor Sunny Hostin.
The murder trial has begun in Florida for Michael Dunn. Police say he opened fire into a SUV full of teenagers after arguing with them for playing loud music. 17-year-old Jordan Davis was killed. Tory Dunnan was in court and has the latest.
Anderson discusses this with Former Federal Prosecutor Sunny Hostin and Criminal Defense Attorney Mark Geragos.
Justin Bieber turned himself in at a Toronto police station. He is accused of assaulting a limo driver. That's on top of the D.U.I. arrest in Miami and the alleged egging of a neighbor's mansion in California. Randi Kaye has the latest.
Anderson discussed the situation with former Federal Prosecutor Sunny Hostin and Criminal Defense Attorney Mark Geragos.
Justin Bieber is now charged with drunken driving, resisting arrest and driving without a valid license. The 19-year-old pop star’s arrest is just the latest in a string of recent public missteps. Anderson discussed Bieber's troubles with Dr. Drew Pinsky and Criminal Defense Attorney Mark Geragos.
Tomorrow the husband of Marlise Munoz will ask a judge to order that she be removed from life support machines. Her family says she is brain-dead; but the hospital that is caring for her says a Texas law requires that she be kept on life support because she is pregnant. Ed Lavandera has the latest on tomorrow's emergency hearing.
Anderson discussed all of this with legal analysts Sunny Hostin and Mark Geragos, Dr. Lisa Masterson and children's advocate Areva Martin.
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