A Florida jury has found George Zimmerman not guilty. The group deliberated for several hours before coming to a conclusion Saturday (July 13).
Sitting in the same courtroom of his son’s accused killer hasn’t been easy for Tracy Martin. The father of Trayvon Martin and mom, Sabrina Fulton, have been front and center for the brunt of the second-degree murder trial, sometimes leaving the room when details of the slain teen’s last night alive are too much to bare.
Prosecutor Bernie De la Rionda delivered closing statements in the George Zimmerman trail Thursday (July 11). Giving two-hours worth of information in a final push to get the accused killer convicted for the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, the veteran prosecutor called Zimmerman a “liar” who “killed his only eyewitness.”
George Zimmerman did not sustain life-threatening injuries. A medical professional testified Wednesday (July 3) that the accused killer’s wounds were not conducive to his recount of the night Trayvon Martin was gunned down.
George Zimmerman will face an all female jury in the second-degree murder case for the shooting death of Trayvon Martin. Jury selection started last week.
George Zimmerman’s brother has faith in the legal system leaning in his family’s favor. Robert Zimmerman Jr. pledged Monday (June 10) that his sibling will be vindicated in the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.
Trayvon Martin’s recording of a fight with a homeless man was originally misinterpreted by the defense team of the teen’s accused killer. Mike O’Mara, lead lawyer for George Zimmerman, posted online Sunday (June 2) that he wrongfully accused Martin of being involved in the scuffle.
“THE SAD FACT IS IF YOU DON’T HAVE MONEY, YOU CANNOT DEFEND YOURSELF. GOD BLESS AND GOOD LUCK,” reads the statement in all caps on George Zimemrman’s lawyer’s website Wednesday (May 29). Lead defense attorney Mike O’Mara posted the message, left by a $40 donator, revealing that the 29-year-old is in need of more money to fight […]
With just a few weeks before his second degree murder trail is set to begin, George Zimmerman’s defense team has hit another barrier. Earlier today (May 28) a judge barred the admission of Trayvon Martin’s text messages, social media posts, and other records during the trial.
When George Zimmerman goes to trial for the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, a key component will no longer be at the forefront of his defense. Zimmerman appeared in a Florida courtroom Tuesday (April 30), where he waved his right to a “stand your ground” hearing.
George Zimmerman has abandoned his quest to have a “stand your ground” hearing. Lawyers for the accused killer surprised the court today by announcing the decision to bypass the hearing which could have absolved him of second degree murder charges.
A Florida judge will hold a hearing today to discuss jury selection in George Zimmerman’s second degree murder trail. Earlier in the month, lawyers for Zimmerman unsuccessfully argued to have the trail date pushed back, which the judge found unnecessary.
A Florida judge denied George Zimmerman’s request to extend the start of his second-degree murder trial, Tuesday (Feb. 5). During a hearing held on what would’ve been Trayvon Martin’s 18th birthday, lawyers for Zimmerman—who is accused of murdering the unarmed teen—were not allowed to push the June start date.
Lawyers for George Zimmerman filed a motion to delay the start of his second-degree murder trial Wednesday (Jan. 30), on grounds that they need more time to prepare. Zimmerman’s legal team claims that prosecutors haven’t been expedicious with the evidence needed to build a defense in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin.
Members of the court of public opinion weren’t the only ones questioning why George Zimerman didn’t initially face murder charges for shooting Trayvon Martin, so did Sanford police. Documents posted online by Zimmerman’s attorney, Mike O’Mara, Tuesday (Jan. 8) revealed that cops in the Florida changed their final report up to five times, before recommending that the accused killer […]
George Zimmerman has responded to the $27,027 lawsuit filed against him by a security company, with a claim that he’s the victim. According to the accused killer’s lawyer, the company –Associated Investigative Services—intentionally raised their prices, and in turn the “billing got out of hand.”
George Zimmerman is in trouble for not paying his bills. The 29-year-old, his wife, and lawyer are all being sued for $27,000 by security company, Associated Investigative Services for failing to cover their outstanding fee. The company alleges that payments have dried up since Zimmerman’s defense fund was taken over by an independent trustee.
A Florida judge denied George Zimmerman’s request to remove his 24-hour GPS tracking device Tuesday (Dec. 11). Judge Debra Nelson, also ruled that the accused killer, who shot 17-year-old Trayvon Martin back in February, must continue to live inside Seminole County where he currently resides. Nelson denied Zimmerman—who was in court at the time— without offering […]
George Zimmerman is planning to increase his fundraising efforts in an attempt to raise more money to cover his legal fees. As an extra incentive, Zimmerman will send out “thank you” notes to anyone who donates, which will include his handwritten signature.