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George Zimmerman arrives with co-counsel Don West on the first day of his trial in Seminole circuit court on June 10, 2013 in Sanford, Fla. (credit: Joe Burbank - Pool/Getty Images)

Jury Selection Enters Day 3 In Zimmerman Trial

Attorneys trying to narrow down a pool of potential jurors for George Zimmerman’s high-profile murder trial are getting closer to being allowed to ask the candidates more detailed questions about their lives.

06/12/2013

George Zimmerman watches during his hearing at the Seminole County Courthouse on Oct. 19, 2012 in Sanford, Fla. (credit: Stephen M. Dowell-Pool/Getty Images)

Zimmerman Judge Considers Allowing Voice Experts

For a second day in a row, a Florida judge is weighing whether to allow certain voice experts to testify at George Zimmerman’s trial.

06/07/2013

George Zimmerman watches during his hearing at the Seminole County Courthouse on Oct. 19, 2012 in Sanford, Fla. (credit: Stephen M. Dowell-Pool/Getty Images)

George Zimmerman Won’t Seek Immunity Hearing

The former neighborhood watch leader charged with fatally shooting a Florida teenager 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, center, sits during his bond hearing with his attorney Mark O'Mara, left, in a Seminole County courtroom on June 29, 2012 in Sanford, Fla. (credit: Joe Burbank/Orlando Sentinel-Pool/Getty Images)

No Deposition For Lawyer In Trayvon Martin Case

Lawyers for neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman will not be allowed to question an attorney for the parents of slain Florida teenager Trayvon Martin, a judge said Friday.

02/22/2013

File photo of a makeshift Trayvon Martin memorial. (credit: Getty Images)

Key Deposition Sought In Trayvon Martin Case

Defense attorneys for the former neighborhood watch leader accused of fatally shooting Trayvon Martin are seeking to obtain a deposition from a witness who says she was on the phone with the teenager before he was killed.

02/22/2013

File photo of a gavel. (Credit:  Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Judge In Hot Water For Promoting Her Ministry

A Florida judge is facing ethics charges alleging she’s using her office to promote a private interest — her for-profit religious ministry.

12/05/2012

One of President Obama's nominees is Florida state judge Darrin Gayles, who would be the first openly gay black man to serve on the federal bench if confirmed by the Senate.  (credit: Thinkstock)

Florida Judge Skeptical Of Prison Privatization

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida judge is raising questions about whether it was legal for the state to move ahead with a plan to privatize nearly 3,000 jobs in the state’s prisons. Circuit Judge […]

CBS Tampa–11/19/2012

File photo of a judge's gavel. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Outspoken Fla. Judge Accused Of Ethics Violations

An outspoken Palm Beach County judge is in hot water with the Florida Judicial Qualifications Commission over his comments from the bench, in written orders and public appearances.

10/31/2012

An election worker writes a name on the voter roll at a polling place. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Judge Won’t Halt Slimmer Fla. Voter Purge

A South Florida federal judge has refused to halt the state’s attempt to purge a handful of potentially ineligible voters from the rolls.

10/04/2012

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Phillip Phillips Picks “Idol”s Perfect Steven Tyler Replacement

Tyler was a big fan of Phillips, predicting both his win and a career as an actor for the vulnerable Georgia native. But trying to choose the perfect replacement for Tyler wasn’t an easy task for Phillips.

08/08/2012

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