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George Zimmerman enters the courtroom during his trial. (Credit: Jacob Langston-Pool/Getty Images)

Prosecutors Expected To Rest Their Case Friday In Zimmerman Trial

Prosecutors are winding down their case in George Zimmerman’s murder trial after presenting forensics evidence and testimony aimed at refuting Zimmerman’s claim he was acting in self-defense when he fatally shot Trayvon Martin.

07/04/2013

George Zimmerman with his attorneys, Mark O'Mara (left), and Don West, watch as the jury enters the courtroom on the 17th day of Zimmerman's trial in Seminole circuit court on July 2, 2013 in Sanford, Fla. (credit: Joe Burbank-Pool/Getty Images)

Attorney: Prosecutors Going After Zimmerman’s Past Brings All Of Martin’s ‘Violent Acts’ To The Table

The judge in the George Zimmerman murder trial will hear arguments from attorneys about whether to allow evidence about a college criminal justice course he took that included course work on Florida’s self-defense law.

07/03/2013

George Zimmerman arrives for the 17th day of his trial in Seminole circuit court on July 2, 2013 in Sanford, Fla. (credit: Joe Burbank-Pool/Getty Images)

Judge Tosses Out Detective’s Statement That He Found Zimmerman Credible In Description Of Fight With Martin

A judge tossed out a detective’s statement that he found George Zimmerman credible in his description of fighting with Trayvon Martin, a decision that benefits prosecutors who are trying to discredit the defendant’s self-defense claims.

07/02/2013

Witness Rachel Jeantel gives her testimony to the defense during George Zimmerman's trial in Seminole circuit court on June 26, 2013 in Sanford, Fla. (credit: Jacob Langston-Pool/Getty Images)

Prosecution Witness Tells Defense To Move On To Next Question In Zimmerman Trial

One of the prosecution’s most important witnesses in the Trayvon Martin murder case will face a second round of pointed defense questioning Thursday about what she heard while on the phone with the teen right before he was killed.

06/27/2013

George Zimmerman listens in during the start of day 13 of his trial in Seminole circuit court on June 26, 2013 in Sanford, Fla. (credit: Jacob Langston-Pool/Getty Images)

Judge Dismisses Hispanic Alternate Juror In Zimmerman Trial

A former neighbor of George Zimmerman testified Wednesday that she heard a boy’s cry for help shortly before hearing the firing of a gun.

06/26/2013

George Zimmerman enters the courtroom for his trial in Seminole circuit court on June 25, 2013 in Sanford, Fla. (credit: Gary W. Green-Pool/Getty Images)

Sanford Police Manager: I Was Impressed With Zimmerman’s Professionalism, Dedication To Community

Several times in six months, neighborhood watch captain George Zimmerman called police to report suspicious characters in the gated townhouse community where he lived.

06/25/2013

George Zimmerman arrives in Seminole circuit court on the second day of his trial in Seminole circuit court on June 11, 2013 in Sanford, Fla. (credit: Joe Burbank - Pool/Getty Images)

Zimmerman Jurors To Be Sequestered For Up To A Month

The jury in the George Zimmerman trial will be sequestered.

06/13/2013

George Zimmerman, defendant in the killing of Trayvon Martin, sits in Seminole circuit court for a pre-trial hearing April 30, 2013 in Sanford, Fla. (credit: Joe Burbank - Pool/Getty Images)

Zimmerman Won’t Seek ‘Stand Your Ground’ Immunity Hearing

The former neighborhood watch leader charged with fatally shooting Trayvon Martin told a judge Tuesday that he agrees with his defense attorneys’ decision not to seek an immunity hearing under the state’s “Stand Your Ground” self-defense law.

04/30/2013

George Zimmerman arrives with his lead counsel, Mark O'Mara for a hearing in Seminole circuit court on Feb. 5, 2013 in Sanford, Fla. (credit: Joe Burbank-Pool/Getty Images)

Zimmerman Lawyer Cancels ‘Stand Your Ground’ Hearing

In a surprise move, the lawyer for George Zimmerman has canceled next month’s “stand your ground” hearing.

03/05/2013

George Zimmerman, right, arrives with his lead counsel, Mark O'Mara for a hearing in Seminole circuit court on Feb. 5, 2013 in Sanford, Fla. (credit: Joe Burbank-Pool/Getty Images)

Judge Denies Trial Delay In Trayvon Martin Case

The murder trial for the Florida man charged in the shooting death of teenager Trayvon Martin remains set for a June start after a judge Tuesday denied a defense request for a postponement.

02/05/2013

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