This was bizarre.
The defense attorney Don Westfor George Zimmerman began his opening remarks with a knock-knock joke.
The joke fell flat on the courtroom.
Wow. That was just horrible.
Is that what they teach you in law school?
A defense attorney for the George Zimmerman began opening arguments today in the second-degree murder case that has garnered international attention with a knock-knock joke.
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Defense attorney Don West stood up to address the jury after the prosecution had finished its opening arguments.
“Knock-knock,” he began “Who’s there? George Zimmerman. George Zimmerman who? Good you are on the jury.”
People in the courtroom seemed a little uneasy at the joke.