Despite Outcry, Changes To "Stand Your Ground" UnlikelyDespite 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.
Closing Arguments Resume Friday In Zimmerman Trial Defense attorneys will have the chance to deliver their closing arguments in the murder case against George Zimmerman.
Defense Rests Case And George Zimmerman Will Not TestifyDefense 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.
Gunshot Wound Expert Testifies In Zimmerman TrialA 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.
Trayvon Martin's Father Called To Stand By DefenseThe 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.
Zimmerman Knew About "Stand Your Ground" 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.
Prosecution Puts Key Witness On Stand In Zimmerman Trial 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.
911 Calls At Issue In Zimmerman Trial 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.
First Witnesses Take Stand In Zimmerman TrialOpening 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.
No Audio Experts In Zimmerman TrialThe 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.
Issues Cleared Before Monday's Opening Statements In Zimmerman TrialThe 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.
All Female Jury Selected For Zimmerman TrialSix jurors, all women, have been chosen for the trial of George Zimmerman, the man charged in the fatal shooting of unarmed teen Trayvon Martin.
Judge Reads Charge To Potential Jurors In Zimmerman TrialPotential 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.”
Zimmerman Attorney Expects Jury To Be Selected By Next WeekAfter 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.
Jury Selection Continues For Zimmerman TrialJury 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.