Judge Debra Nelson
Despite public rallies, a call President Barack Obama for a close examination and the urging of civil rights groups after the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the death of Trayvon Martin, there won’t likely be any changes in so-called “Stand Your Ground” laws across the nation.
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.
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.
The second-degree murder trial of George Zimmerman will be back in the courtroom Monday morning as the defense gets into the heart of its case.
Despite claims made earlier, neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman was aware of Florida’s self defense law when he shot and killed 17-year year old Trayvon Martin last year.
One of the last people to speak to Trayvon Martin before he was shot to death by George Zimmerman in a gated Sanford town-home community has taken the stand.
Prosecutors in the trial of George Zimmerman, who is charged with second murder in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, are trying to convince the judge to allow his previous calls to 9-1-1 to be entered into evidence.
Opening statements have wrapped in the trial of George Zimmerman, a neighborhood watch volunteer charged with second-degree murder in the death of 17-year old Trayvon Martin.
The judge in the trial of George Zimmerman, the man pleading not guilty in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, decided Saturday that audio experts will not be allowed to testify at the trial.