"There's no good reason to conduct yourself in this fashion," she said. And she argued that the conviction and sentence should stand so "the society will understand that we here will defend our most vulnerable citizens.
In a brief rebuttal, Zabel summed up the heart of his objection to the verdict: "A very clever and articulate prosecutor took the evidence and made the jury hate these two men."
The prosecutors for Marshall's trial were Elizabeth Loewy, Joel Seidemann and Pierce Moser.
The case is People v. Marshall, 6044/07.
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