Jordan Graham pushed her husband while they were at Glacier National Park and he fell off a cliff. Her lawyers say she pushed him in self defense and that his death was an accident. The prosecution argues it was murder. One problem for the defense is that initially, Graham lied about what happened and went to pretty dramatic lengths to cover her tracks. Those lies took center stage in court today. Kyung Lah has the latest, and explains what was happening when Graham started wiping away tears.
John Berman discussed the case with CNN legal analysts Mark Geragos, Sunny Hostin and forensic scientist Lawrence Kobilinsky of the John Jay College of Criminal Justice.
George Zimmerman was charged with felony assault after allegedly pointing a shotgun at his girlfriend, Samantha Scheibe. Prosecutors also allege he tried to choke Scheibe, but haven’t charged him with that. Former federal prosecutor and legal analyst Sunny Hostin and criminal defense attorney Mark Geragos discuss.
A Native American tribe is asking the NFL to quote, "stop using a racial slur as the name of Washington's football team." For 80 years, that team has been called the Redskins, which obviously is offensive to many Native Americans. Recently President Obama weighed in on the controversy. Tonight, the AC360 Later panel has their say.
The AC360 Later panel reacts to news police arrested one of their own in the biker attack on an SUV in New York City. The undercover detective not only rode with the group of motorcyclists, he also allegedly hit the vehicle after it stopped.
Supreme Court Justice Scalia gave a wide-ranging interview to New York Magazine. He says the devil is real, he caught one episode of "Duck Dynasty," he finds the State of the Union address childish. He also doesn't know why anyone would want to be "friended" on the Internet, and he thinks he has some gay friends, but doesn't know for sure. Anderson talked it over with the panel.
Police in New York City are seeking witnesses who may have information on the confrontation between bikers and an SUV driver that was caught on tape. The wife of the SUV driver released a statement today saying her husband took the actions he did because he feared for the safety of his family. However, while trying to get away from the bikers, the SUV driver struck three of them, seriously injuring one man. Criminal defense attorney Mark Geragos, and former federal prosecutor Sunny Hostin join the panel.
Mia Farrow making headlines today, by suggesting for the first time that Frank Sinatra might be the father of her son Ronan, not Woody Allen. We learn a lot about Anderson's family life as he opens up about his mother's relationship with Sinatra.
It is a brutal video. It ends with a group of bikers attacking an SUV. They pulled the driver out of the vehicle and beat him in front of his family. That's after the driver ran over a biker after an incident moments earlier. But now prosecutors dropped charges against one of the bikers, saying he was possibly trying to protect the driver. CNN's Susan Candiotti has the latest.
Anderson discussed this with CNN legal analysts Mark Geragos and Sunny Hostin
Marissa Alexander was sentenced to 20 years in prison after firing a warning shot at her abusive husband. She tried to use the "stand your ground" law in her trial. But a judge just ordered a new trial. The panel debates what role the controversial law may play in the retrial.
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