Judge Perry will tell you that what is important is that you follow the law. We all have lived by these laws for many years and no one has the right when deliberating to base their decision on emotion.
Now what I’d like to talk to you about and how I’ve broken down my final remarks to you are I’m going to start with my biggest fear. What you have to look at the evidence by is by what actually was testified to. Sometimes it didn’t come out with as much cohesiveness.
I’m going to tell you right up front what I fear may happen in this case. My presentation will be a little bit longer than Mr. And the presentation wasn’t as fine as both sides would have liked it to have been. But the problem is, is this is the purpose of us coming up here and talking to you.
And I want to talk to you about it and explain why I feel that way. Ashton’s because I want to actually show you what I think the evidence showed. But it’s a guide for you to look at the evidence from a certain angle and a certain perspective. To show you we think this has a connection to this.
And then finally I will have my last remarks that I think are something that are points that I think you should also consider before we sit down. Not let me start with my biggest fear and that is that this case deals with so much emotion.
And as I mentioned that is going to be the toughest time when Mr. I know that there were times where every single person in here felt something deep down inside.
But now that you explain it I understand what you’re trying to say and what your point is.” So that’s the purpose of what I’m going to do when I talk about the state’s case.
And then I want to talk about the defense’s case, the presentation that we put on even though we weren’t required to do anything, even though the law says that the defense has no burden and does not have to prove anything. Mason will get up and explain what the charges are and explain what must be proven and also explain the judge’s instructions to you and how they apply to the defense’s case, how they apply to the state’s case, to try and give you an understanding.He’s sees it as a necessary part of the experience, a stepping-stone. He’s fascinated by the world around him, in becoming the best man he can possibly become. Bred from curiosity, a genuine kindness, and a warrior’s heart, he is who he is, and all others follow him wherever he will lead them.Knowing this allows him to try things others won’t, and to work harder when others usually quit.24. When he starts something he’s passionate about, no one can stop him or pull back on the reigns. He’s also open-minded and willing to listen to other points of view. Caylee Anthony was a beautiful, sweet, innocent child who died far too soon. Now you have seen this checkbook prosecution where they spared no expense, utilized the finest crime labs in the country, the FBI laboratory.There’s no doubt about it and that is not disputed by anyone. We can go on and speculate all day long as to the different theories that were posed before you, as to the different possibilities. But yet with all of the resources and used not only established areas of forensic science but created new ones, ones that were never testified before in front of a jury. So really the key question as it relates to all manslaughter, child abuse, and murder charges that you’re going to be presented with is how did she die? What is proven beyond and to the exclusion of every reasonable doubt? This is our opportunity to show you and explain to you what we think the evidence showed in this case.