At the end of the second day of jury selection in the George Zimmerman murder trial, the defendant's brother Robert Zimmerman, Jr. returned to his now familiar seat next to Piers Morgan on CNN to discuss the case. Zimmerman told Morgan that his family has been under "constant threat" and indicated that George does not regret carrying a gun the night he killed Trayvon Martin.
George Zimmerman with his lawyers and a jury consultant. Sanford, FL—Let me begin by reminding my readers that I’ve been a cop and licensed private investigator for more than 40 years. I specialize in criminal defense cases where self-defense is the primary legal defense of the accused. Show More Summary
Either Zimmerman killed Trayvon Martin in cold blood or he didn't. I'm here to tell you, Trayvon Martin smoking marijuana and/or having been suspended from school is not in any way connected to why George Zimmerman killed him.
The case of The State of Florida v. George Zimmerman will be met with very little court room antics if Judge Debra S. Nelson has her way. Speaking to Yahoo News Orlando criminal defense attorney Luis F. Calderon says: “She doesn’t play games. She doesn’t come across as mean, but she’s pretty firm in her rulings.” Calderon [...]Show More Summary
The Sunshine State is no stranger to sensational court cases. There was six weeks of Casey Anthony courtroom drama in 2011. Then who can forget Judge Larry Seidlin crying over the fate of Anna Nicole Smith's corpse in 2007? The State of Florida v. George Zimmerman, which started jury selection this week in Sanford, Fla., [...]
SANFORD, Florida (Reuters) - The polarizing debate that followed the killing of unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin by neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman in Florida last year means it could take up to two weeks to pick the six jurors neede...
Can George Zimmerman get a fair trial in the Trayvon Martin murder case? The Week’s Harold Maas: Jury selection began Monday in George Zimmerman’s second-degree murder trial for the killing of Trayvon Martin in February 2012. Zimmerman, who is white and Latino, says he shot Martin, an unarmed black teen, in self-defense. The racially charged [...]
Jury selection is ongoing in the case of George Zimmerman, accused in the 2012 shooting death of unarmed Florida teen Trayvon Martin
It’s been sixteen months since an encounter between Trayvon Martin and George Zimmerman left the former mortally wounded on the rain-soaked ground of Sanford, Florida, and placed the latter on a circuitous path to the defendant’s table at the Seminole County Courthouse, where jury selection for his trial began Monday. Show More Summary
[Content Note: Racism; violence.]This is an actual fucking conversation between Fox News host Jamie Colby and former federal prosecutor Doug Burns that happened on air on the opening day of George Zimmerman's trial:"I know that George...Show More Summary
Everyone remembers the extensive front-page coverage The Washington Post devoted to the jury selection and subsequent murder trial of infamous abortionist Kermit Gosnell right? Oh wait, that never happened, but another “local crime story”...Show More Summary
As the Trayvon Martin case heads to trial, George Zimmerman faces jail if convicted on second-degree murder charges — but Fox News host Gregg Jarrett says that the shooter has “already been punished” for the killing because he put on weight while in prison. Jarrett made the comments yesterday on Fox News as the network [...]Show More Summary
SANFORD, Florida (Reuters) - Jury selection moved slowly on Tuesday in the murder trial of George Zimmerman, the former neighborhood watch volunteer who claims self-defense in the February 2012 shooting death of unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin.
(The Root) -- At long last, the second-degree murder trial of George Zimmerman, who fatally shot 17-year-old Trayvon Martin last year, began on Monday with jury selection. Read full article...
Appearing on Fox's America's Newsroom this morning, George Zimmerman's brother Robert Jr. evaluated his sibling's chances in court and gave his thoughts on whether the racially-charged tweets that got him in hot water several months ago helped or harmed George's legal odds.
As court recessed for the day Monday, a judge instructed a group of potential jurors not to read or watch news reports about the case before returning to court Tuesday at 9 a.m.
Click here to view this media Fox News host Gregg Jarrett says that George Zimmerman "has already been punished" for the killing of Trayvon Martin because he "looks like he's put on a hundred pounds." During Monday's coverage of jury...Show More Summary
We never rendered our own verdict; we instead urged authorities to follow proper protocol and have Zimmerman arrested, an investigation put into place and a court of law to decide. This week, nearly a year and a half since Trayvon's death, that day has finally arrived.
George Zimmerman went on trial on June 9 for the murder of Trayvon Martin. But let?s be clear, within the defense?s opening arguments, for many who follow the trial?which will be televised!?it will be Trayvon Martin who will be on trial. He in fact already is. On May 23, the Orlando Sentinel offered the following news:
(SANFORD, Fla.) — A 65-year-old who said both George Zimmerman and Trayvon Martin were at fault in Martin’s fatal shooting was among four potential jurors interviewed by attorneys during the first day of Zimmerman’s trial on second-degree murder charges. Show More Summary