Dr. Klug said he gave the defendant a green score on enthusiasm and commitment to his project. "I may have been a bit generous."
Dr. Klug said no one knew what the defendant's presentation was going to be on until about a month before.
@TamaraRoldan: She is Public Defender Rebekka Higgs.
Dr. Klug said the defendant responded positively to feedback and incorporated that feedback.
Prosecution now questioning Dr. Klug. Asks about defendant's cartoon of chicken talking to egg.
Dr. Klug confirms the presentation made sense, the jokes just "fell flat."
@LisaReid: They also said he believed that his self-worth would be increased by killing others.
Judge Samour meeting with attorneys before reading questions from the jury.
@Bellum: He asked whether he felt the defendant was lacking the necessary skills to be a successful scientist, and Dr. Klug said yes.
Jury question: Did the defendant ever seem disconnected with reality?
Dr. Klug: The answer is clearly no.
Jury question: Did the defendant come off lazy and unmotivated in class?
Dr. Klug: No.
Jury question: Are applicants told about the amount of work the program will require?
Dr. Klug: They are given project deadlines and it is up to them to manage their time.
Jury question: Did you feel the defendant was immature compared to other students?
Dr. Klug: Socially immature.
Jury question: Could other students get the same results as the defendant without trying as hard?
Dr. Klug: "No. All the easy experiments have been done."
@Guest2348: I also find it interesting that the remote to detonate the explosion at his apartment was left by a toy car... something likely to attract a child.
Judge Samour calls 20-minute morning break.