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After deliberating for almost eight hours Saturday, jurors deciding whether George Zimmerman committed a crime when he fatally shot Trayvon Martin stopped their work to ask the judge a question about manslaughter. (Photo by Joe Burbank-Pool/Getty Images)

Jurors in Zimmerman Trial Have Manslaughter Question

After deliberating for almost eight hours Saturday, jurors deciding whether George Zimmerman committed a crime when he fatally shot Trayvon Martin stopped their work to ask the judge a question about manslaughter.

07/13/2013

Defendant George Zimmerman leaves the courtroom during a recess during his murder trial during his murder trial in Seminole circuit court on July 10, 2013 in Sanford, Fla. (credit: Joe Burbank-Pool/Getty Images)

Zimmerman’s Father Testifies It Was His Son Screaming On 911 Call

George Zimmerman’s father has taken the witness stand as defense attorneys are winding down their presentation in his second-degree murder trial.

07/10/2013

Assistant state attorney John Guy (C) uses a foam dummy to describe and demonstrate the altercation between George Zimmerman and Trayvon Martin to defense witness and law enforcement expert Dennis Root (R) during Zimmerman's murder trial in Seminole circuit court on July 10, 2013 in Sanford, Fla. (credit: Gary W. Green-Pool/Getty Images)

Attorneys Use Life-Sized Foam Mannequin To Recreate Martin-Zimmerman Encounter

A Florida judge ruled Wednesday that Trayvon Martin’s cellphone text messages about fighting and a defense animation depicting the struggle between Martin and George Zimmerman won’t be introduced as evidence at Zimmerman’s trial. Defense attorneys had wanted to use those pieces of evidence as they conclude their presentation.

07/10/2013

George Zimmerman is seen in Seminole circuit court, July 9, 2013 in Sanford, Florida. Zimmerman has been charged with second-degree murder for the 2012 shooting death of Trayvon Martin. (Photo by Joe Burbank-Pool/Getty Images)

UPDATE: Zimmerman Will Not Testify

George Zimmerman hasn’t made up his mind on whether he will testify at his second-degree murder trial.

07/10/2013

Defense counsel Don West tries to Judge Debra Nelson's attention as she abruptly leaves the bench, with George Zimmerman looking on, in the courtroom on July 9, 2013 in Sanford, Fla. (credit: Joe Burbank-Pool/Getty Images)

Judge Rules Martin’s Texts, Animation Depicting Fight Won’t Be Introduced As Evidence

A central Florida judge has ruled that Trayvon Martin’s cellphone texts on fighting and a defense animation depicting the fight between Martin and George Zimmerman won’t be introduced as evidence at Zimmerman’s trial.

07/10/2013

Defense counsel Don West tries to Judge Debra Nelson's attention as she abruptly leaves the bench, with George Zimmerman looking on, in the courtroom on July 9, 2013 in Sanford, Fla. (credit: Joe Burbank-Pool/Getty Images)

Judge Walks Out Of Courtroom While Zimmerman Attorney Was Talking To Her

George Zimmerman’s attorneys are finishing up their defense of the Florida neighborhood watch volunteer charged with killing Trayvon Martin, though the judge first must rule on two requests by defense attorneys.

07/10/2013

George Zimmerman listens to testimony. (credit: Joe Burbank-Pool/Getty Images)

Pathologist: Trajectory Of Bullet, Gun Powder On Body Support Zimmerman’s Version Martin Was On Top Of Him

A pathologist hired by the defense says George Zimmerman’s account of how he fatally shot Trayvon Martin is consistent with the forensic evidence.

07/09/2013

George Zimmerman listens to testimony. (credit: Joe Burbank-Pool/Getty Images)

Judge Considers Letting Defense Use Animated Depiction Of Fatal Struggle Between Zimmerman, Martin

A central Florida judge was considering Tuesday whether to allow defense attorneys to use an animated depiction of the fatal struggle between Trayvon Martin and George Zimmerman at Zimmerman’s second-degree murder trial.

07/09/2013

George Zimmerman leaves the courtroom for the lunch break during the 20th day of his trial in Seminole circuit court, on July 8, 2013 in Sanford, Fla. (credit: Joe Burbank-Pool/Getty Images)

Prosecutor: Martin’s Father May Have Been In Denial After Telling Detective It Wasn’t His Son Screaming On 911 Call

The lead detective in George Zimmerman’s second-degree murder case testified Monday that Trayvon Martin’s father told him that screams for help on a 911 call weren’t his son’s.

07/08/2013

George Zimmerman greets his attorneys, Mark O'Mara, left, and Don West, during his trial in Seminole circuit court on July 5, 2013 in Sanford, Fla. (credit: Gary W. Green-Pool/Getty Images)

Judge Denies Request By Defense To Acquit Zimmerman Of Murder

Jurors in the George Zimmerman trial are leaving the courtroom after an eventful day.

07/05/2013

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