It’s all up to the jury to decide the fate of Brandon Marshall. The Broncos’ star receiver was on trial in Atlanta on a misdemeanor battery charge stemming from an altercation with his former girlfriend, Rasheedah Watley, in Atlanta on March 4, 2008.
Marshall’s attorney Harvey Steinberg delivered a 30-minute closing argument that focused on how the state did not provide sufficient enough evidence to prove beyond a reasonable doubt that his client was guilty.
On the prosecution side, Jamie Mack replaced Robert Benbridge to deliver a 25-minute closing argument. Mack focused on how there was undisputed evidence of injuries as the seven pictures of Watley’s injuries were consistent with Watley’s testimony.
Mack then paid a backhanded compliment to Steinberg’s courtroom style by telling the jury: “”Don’t be blinded by the smokescreen that has been presented to you.”