Rachel Jeantel opens up about her friendship with Trayvon Martin, calling him a good and true friend.
Something positive may actually come out of the George Zimmerman trial for star prosecution witness Rachel Jeantel.
The streets of South Florida remain calm in the wake of George Zimmerman’s not guilty verdict in the shooting of Trayvon Martin, the unarmed black teenager whose killing unleashed furious debate across the U.S. over racial profiling, self-defense and equal justice.
After more than a year, a jury has issued its verdict on the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin at the hands of George Zimmerman. After more than 15 hours of deliberation, the jury found Zimmerman not guilty.
Jurors in the trial of George Zimmerman adjourned Friday night and will deliberating first thing Saturday morning. Judge Debra Nelson announced the decision of the jurors at 6 p.m. They will be back in the jury room at 9 a.m. Saturday.
Defense attorneys will have the chance to deliver their closing arguments in the murder case against George Zimmerman.
Defense attorneys in the trial of George Zimmerman, the Sanford man charged in the fatal shooting of Miami Gardens teen Trayvon Martin, wanted to use text messages on Martin’s phone and an animation depicting the struggle between Zimmerman and Martin as evidence but the judge has denied its use as evidence.
Defense attorneys for George Zimmerman will continue their case on Monday as the trial enters its third week. Prosecutors rested their case Friday at the end of the second week of testimony and the defense began their case with its first two witnesses.
Postings on social media sites like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram are playing a role in the trial of George Zimmerman who is charged in last year’s shooting death of 17-year old Trayvon Martin.
Science and forensics take center stage this week as prosecutors build their case against George Zimmerman, the former neighborhood watch leader charged in the fatal shooting of 17-year old Trayvon Martin.