Dr. Armond - The Murder Trial

  • Season 2 , Ep 9
  • 03/11/2014
  • Views: 1,932

On "First to Judgment," host Dana Hawke takes a look at prosecutor Ruth Diamond Phillips's case against Dr. Armond and questions the aptitude of defense attorney Ron Funches. (2:12)

[rapping gavel]

- DR. ARMOND, PLEASE RISE.

YOU STAND HERE ACCUSED OF MURDERIN THE SECOND DEGREE.

HOW DO YOU PLEAD?

- GUILTY...OF LOVING MY WIFE.

- [laughs]

- HMM, WELL,WE'LL SEE ABOUT THAT.

I THINK THE COURT WILL DECIDE

THAT PROBABLYYOU'RE GUILTY OF MURDER.

[hawk screeches]

[intense music]

- OPENING ARGUMENTSWERE AN ABSOLUTE SLAUGHTER

AS FRIENDLYDEFENSE ATTORNEY RON FUNCHES

COULDN'T COPE WITH THE ONSLAUGHT

FROM HARD-CHARGING PROSECUTORRUTH DIAMOND PHILLIPS.

- A LOT CAN HAPPENIN TEN SECONDS.

YOU'D BE SURPRISED.

LET ME SURPRISE YOU.

ONE, HE BUSTS INTO THE ROOM.

TWO, "SHUT UP,"HE PROBABLY SAID.

WHO KNOWS?

THREE, HE TAKES OUTA LARGE NEEDLE

TO PUT DOWN HORSESTHAT HAVE HURT THEIR FEET

BECAUSE THEY RUN TOO FASTIN RACES

AND ACTUALLY,THEY CAN'T EVEN LIVE ANYMORE

AND THEY HAVE TOPUT THEM DOWN.

HE PUTS THE NEEDLEINTO HER FOREHEAD,

THROWS HER ACROSS THE ROOM

WITH THE BRUTE STRENGTHOF A VETERINARIAN.

- WHILE RON FUNCHESSEEMS TO BE PLAYING A GAME,

THE RULES OF WHICHWE DO NOT KNOW.

- WOULD A MURDERERWEAR THAT HILARIOUS APRON?

[snickering]

LOOK AT THAT APRON.

- AS FOR THE WITNESSES,DETECTIVE SMART'S TESTIMONY

SHOULD'VE BEEN ENOUGHTO CONVINCE ANYONE.

THE FORENSICS WERE DAZZLING.

- AT THAT POINT,I WOULD IMAGINE

THAT HIS TORSO WAS RIGHT UPAGAINST THAT--

THAT HEAVING BOSOM.- MM.

- I'M SURPRISED HE WAS ABLE TOGET THE SYRINGE KIND OF PAST...

- PAST JUST HOW THE BREASTSWOULD PROBABLY

ALMOST STAND AT ATTENTION.

- LIKE, UH...

DOMINIQUE WILKINSBACK IN THE DAY,

THAT TOMAHAWK SLAMHE USED TO DO?

- YEAH.- YEAH, SO PUT LIKE A SYRINGE

RIGHT THROUGH HER FOREHEAD.- THE HUMAN HIGHLIGHT FILM.

- THAT IS TRUE.

- EVEN HIS OWN SON COULDN'T SAYHE DIDN'T DO IT.

- YOU'RE NOT COOL AT ALL.

YOU'RE COMPLETELYTHE OPPOSITE OF COOL.

- HE'S THE OPPOSITE OF COOL.- YUP.

- MIGHT THAT BE...A MURDERER?

- YEAH.[courtroom murmuring]

- GO GET 'EM, RUTH.

[intense music]

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