Why Did The Defense Ask For A Mistrial?

May 7, 2012 Updated May 7, 2012 at 7:49 PM EDT

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May 7, 2012 Updated May 7, 2012 at 7:49 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. ( WKBW ) On Monday May 7 2012, the defense attorney Joel Daniels filed for a mistrial in the manslaughter trial of Dr. James Corasanti, citing media reports about DWI's and comments made by the District Attorney.

Attorney Barry Covert talks with Channel 7's Keith Radford about this development, and the impact the recent rash of DWI's in the WNY community may have on the jury.

Click the video for legal analysis.