A judge has accepted the guilty plea of staff sergeant Robert Bales – the soldier who now admits to the one-man nighttime attack on two Afghan villages last year that left 16 people, mostly women and children dead.
Originally aired: Wednesday, April 11, 2012
Robert Bales and George Zimmerman. Their alleged crimes are being tried in the media long before a jury or judge will hear facts about their cases.
"Trial by media" is a system that defense attorneys play a more active role in than you might realize.