SANFORD, Florida (Reuters) - Jury selection began on Monday in the murder trial of George Zimmerman, who shot and killed unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin in 2012 in a case that fueled a national debate about race, guns and equal justice before the...
As the jury selection begins today in George Zimmerman's trial for the 2011 murder of Trayvon Martin, ABC legal analyst and Mediaite founder Dan Abrams explained that the process will take longer than usual due to the "high-profile"Show More Summary
The George Zimmerman trial commences Monday in the murder trial for the killing of 17 year old Trayvon Martin in 2012. The trial will begin with jury selection in Seminole County, Florida and all the developments can be watched online through free live stream via the video player below.
[Content Note: Gun violence.]Today begins jury selection in the trial of George Zimmerman, who killed unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin.Lawyers estimate the long-awaited trial will last four to eight weeks. Much of that time is expected...Show More Summary
The father of Trayvon Martin asked for prayers and appealed for peace Monday as potential jurors filed into a Florida courthouse for the trial of George Zimmerman, charged with second-degree murder in the teenager’s shooting death. “We ask that the community continue …
As jury selection begins in Sanford, Fla. Monday, George Zimmerman‘s attorneys have put out a tape they say will lend credibility to a separate recording of their client, shouting… READ ON
As George Zimmerman’s trial in the killing of unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin back in 2012 finally gets underway in Florida, jury selection and the makeup of the 12 men and women that will decide the shooter’s fate has become a hot topic in legal circles. Benjamin Crump is an attorney for the family of Trayvon [...]Show More Summary
[See also: How George Zimmerman Could Be Acquitted Of Murder] On June 10, the murder trial of George Zimmerman will begin, 470 days after he shot and killed Trayvon Martin on a rainy evening in Sanford, Florida. Since that night, Martin’s death has already had a profound impact on Sanford and the nation. But outcome [...]
This week: The trial of George Zimmerman, charged with murdering Trayvon Martin, begins in Florida.
George Zimmerman‘s attorneys will begin the jury selection process in Sanford, Fla. Monday, for the trial of the former neighborhood watch volunteer accused of shooting and killing Trayvon Martin… READ ON
A new video from Trayvon Martin's phone has been released. It's from an unrelated incident, but could be critical if it can authenticate his voice. Experts dispute whose voice is heard in the background of a 911 call from the night Trayvon...Show More Summary
The trial gets started Monday in Florida. George Zimmerman is charged with second-degree murder. Experts say prosecutors will look for young jurors, while the defense will focus on older people. Trayvon's death sparked protests and a national discussion about race relations.
Defense attorneys Mark O'Mara, left, and Don West confer with George Zimmerman at a court hearing June 6, 2013. Fifteen months after he took the life of Trayvon Martin with a single shot from his semi-automatic pistol, George Zimmerman will go on trial this week at the Seminole County courthouse in Sanford, Florida. Show More Summary
As George Zimmerman's trial is set to begin, new video — which the Zimmerman's defense team says was recorded on Trayvon Martin's cellphone — has gone public. The footage captures two men fighting apparently over a bicycle, and Zimmerman's defense argued it could help in identifying the voice screaming on the 911 call.
Experts say "law-and-order" jurors who typically favor convictions may sympathize with the former neighborhood watch captain, accused of killing unarmed teen Trayvon Martin during a confrontation in a Florida gated community
As jury selection begins today in the Trayvon Martin murder trial, Florida prosecutors and defense attorneys are bracing for a heated court battle that is likely to be as emotional as it is high profile. George Zimmerman, 29, is facing second-degree murder charges for the Feb. Show More Summary
SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — George Zimmerman's attorney doubts he will be able to find jurors who haven't heard about the Trayvon Martin fatal shooting. He just wants to pick people who haven't already made up their mind about the case.
While Trayvon's murder sparked much discussion about racism in our country, it should also call attention to sexism, particularly as it intersects with racism to distinctively affect the lives of African-American women.
SANFORD, Fla. — Experts dispute whose voice is heard in the background of a 911 call from the night Trayvon Martin was shot and killed. A police detective, Chris Serino, wrote in an early report that he could hear a man yelling “Help” or “Help Me” 1 …
A recorded scream was at the center of an unusual Saturday court hearing in the George Zimmerman pre-trial, with speech experts differing over whether it was Trayvon Martin who could be heard in the background of a 911 call.