Defense attorneys for the Florida man accused of shooting and killing unarmed Miami teen Trayvon Martin have released photos and text messages from the teen’s cell phone ahead of a hearing that will determine whether they can be used at George Zimmerman’s trial.
George Zimmerman, the man charged with fatally shooting Trayvon Martin, wants the jury during his trial to be kept in isolation.
What was expected to be a lengthy hearing got underway Tuesday morning in a Sanford courtroom as attorneys for the state and for George Zimmerman, the man charged in the death of Trayvon Martin, work through a number of motions.
The death of Trayvon Martin and the role that social media played right after the shooting and how it will affect the trial is precedent setting, according to the attorneys involved in the case.
The role of social media in the investigation into the death of Trayvon Martin will be the topic of discussion Saturday evening at an Associated Press event in Orlando.
Prosecutors want the attorney representing George Zimmerman, the Sanford neighborhood watch volunteer charged in the death of Trayvon Martin, to decide whether he intends to seek an immunity hearing.
The case against George Zimmerman was back in court Tuesday as the attorney for the man accused of fatally shooting unarmed Miami teen Trayvon Martin announced his client’s “stand your ground” hearing will not begin April 22 as planned.
A witness in the Trayvon Martin murder case said she was on the phone with the teen before he was killed.
Trial scheduling and the jury selection process will be laid off at a Thursday hearing by a judge presiding over the trial of George Zimmerman.
The trial of George Zimmerman, the man charged with shooting unarmedMiami teen Trayvon Martin to death, may start later than originally expected.