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George Zimmerman leaves the courtroom during a recess in Seminole circuit court on the 7th day of his trial June 18, 2013 in Sanford, Florida. (Photo by Joe Burbank-Pool/Getty Images)

Issues Cleared Before Monday’s Opening Statements In Zimmerman Trial

The all-female jury for the trial of George Zimmerman, the man claiming self-defense in the shooting of unarmed teen Trayvon Martin, are expected to hear opening statements Monday.

CBS Miami–06/21/2013

George Zimmerman leaves the courtroom during a recess in Seminole circuit court on the 7th day of his trial June 18, 2013 in Sanford, Florida. (Photo by Joe Burbank-Pool/Getty Images)

All Female Jury Selected For Zimmerman Trial

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.

CBS Miami–06/20/2013

George Zimmerman leaves the courtroom during a recess in Seminole circuit court on the 7th day of his trial June 18, 2013 in Sanford, Florida. (Photo by Joe Burbank-Pool/Getty Images)

Judge Reads Charge To Potential Jurors In Zimmerman Trial

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.”

CBS Miami–06/19/2013

George Zimmerman, accused in the Trayvon Martin shooting, arrives in Seminole circuit court, June 7, 2013 in Sanford, Florida. Zimmerman is charged with the second-degree murder of Trayvon Martin.  (Photo by Joe Burbank-Pool/Getty Images)

Zimmerman Attorney Expects Jury To Be Selected By Next Week

After a week of trying to fill all 12 jury seats for the trial of George Zimmerman, the man charged in the shooting of an unarmed Miami teen, a defense attorney thinks the jury will be selected by the middle of next week.

CBS Miami–06/15/2013

George Zimmerman, accused in the Trayvon Martin shooting, arrives in Seminole circuit court, June 7, 2013 in Sanford, Florida. Zimmerman is charged with the second-degree murder of Trayvon Martin.  (Photo by Joe Burbank-Pool/Getty Images)

Jury Selection Continues For Zimmerman Trial

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.

CBS Miami–06/11/2013

George Zimmerman (right) and his attorneys attend a pre-trial hearing on April, 30th 2013. (Source: CBS)

Last Hearing Before Start Of George Zimmerman’s Trial

During the last hearing before the start of George Zimmerman’s trial, Circuit Judge Debra Nelson denied a defense request to let a handful of witnesses testify confidentiality.

CBS4–06/06/2013

George Zimmerman was arrested and booked Wednesday April 11, 2012 on second degree murder charges in the death of Miami teen Trayvon Martin. (Source: Seminole County Sheriff's Office)

Prosecutors: Keep Trayvon Martin’s Life Separate

The prosecution in the George Zimmerman murder case requested that some of Trayvon Martin’s personal information stay out of the courtroom.

05/13/2013

George Zimmerman (left) arrives with his lead counsel, Mark O'Mara, for a hearing in Seminole circuit court.  (Joe Burbank/Orlando Sentinel) newsgatePOOL

Judge: No Trial Delay In Trayvon Martin Case

On what would have been Trayvon Martin’s 18th birthday, a judge in the case of a former neighborhood watch leader accused of shooting the Miami teen has denied a defense request to delay the trial.

02/05/2013

(Source: CBS) George Zimmerman is escorted from the Seminole County jail after meeting the conditions of his $1 million bond.

Judge Denies Defense Motions In Trayvon Martin Case

A judge has denied a request from George Zimmerman’s attorneys to end the 24-hour GPS monitoring of him while he is out on bond in the deadly shooting of Trayvon Martin.

CBS4–12/11/2012

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