George Zimmerman Trial
As a small group of peaceful protesters persist at the state’s Capitol Wednesday, Governor Rick Scott reiterated that he does not have plans to call a session to address Florida’s self-defense laws following the George Zimmerman trial, the man acquitted of charges in the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin.
Four of the six jurors who acquitted neighborhood watch volunteer of second degree murder in the death of 17-year old Trayvon Martin have issued a statement over comments made by a fifth juror to to CNN’s Anderson Cooper.
Dozens of people of all ages and races with candles, signs and hoodies gathered at Miami’s Torch of Friendship in solidarity Sunday evening.
South Floridians expressed their feelings and emotions about the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the death of 17-year old Trayvon Martin.
Wednesday, around high noon, dozens of Miami Police officers lined up for riot training.
A gunshot wound expert hired by the defense in the trial of George Zimmerman testified Tuesday that Zimmerman’s account of how he shot unarmed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin is consistent with forensic evidence.
Six jurors, all women, have been chosen for the trial of George Zimmerman, the man charged in the fatal shooting of unarmed teen Trayvon Martin.
Potential jurors for the trial of George Zimmerman, the man who fatally shot unarmed teen Trayvon Martin, started Wednesday with a Florida judge reading the formal charge against Zimmerman, and then later reminded by the prosecutor that the case will be different from what they’ve seen on shows like “Law & Order.”
After seven days of interviewing potential jurors for the trial of George Zimmerman, the man charged in the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, prosecutors and defense attorneys have selected a pool of 40 potential jurors for further questioning.
Jury selection is expected to continue Tuesday in the second-degree murder trial of George Zimmerman for the death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in February 2012.