Florida Circuit Judge Kenneth Lester may have set out on a path to judicial media fame today, when he was appointed to replace Seminole Circuit Judge Jessica Recksiedler in the second-degree murder trial against Trayvon Martin's killer George Zimmerman.
Although the assignment was random — Seminole County criminal cases are assigned by chance — the racially-charged case could make Lester one of the most famous local judges in America.
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