If you've been watching the George Zimmerman trial, you have probably noticed Debra Steinberg Nelson's no-nonsense style in the courtroom.
Randi Kaye reports on the judge's history and some of her most memorable moments in court.
During Wednesday's George Zimmerman trial the defense called witness Dennis Root, a former police officer and use of force expert. He testified that people who've been involved in high stress events, like shootings, can have trouble remembering things.
The trauma can cause 'hysterical amnesia', which is when defendants claim they don't remember committing a crime. This could explain the various inconsistencies in Zimmerman's descriptions about what happened the night he shot Trayvon Martin.
Randi Kaye reports.
A crime scene animator explains how he created the crime scene reenactment of the fight between Trayvon Martin and George Zimmerman that the defense wants to show to the jury. On Tuesday night Judge Debra Nelson said she'll wait until Wednesday before making a ruling about the animation. Randi Kaye reports.
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