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George Zimmerman’s attorney has told a newspaper that he plans to ask the state of Florida to cover $200,000 to $300,000 of his legal expenses.
Florida Gov. Rick Scott reiterated Wednesday that he has no plans to call a special session to have legislators address the state’s self-defense laws following the George Zimmerman trial.
The six women picked Thursday to serve on the jury in George Zimmerman’s second-degree murder trial come from different backgrounds and they have varying knowledge about the case involving the former neighborhood watch volunteer who claims self-defense in the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.
The jury in the George Zimmerman trial will be sequestered.
Attorneys resumed jury selection Tuesday in the trial of the neighborhood watch volunteer charged with fatally shooting Trayvon Martin, interviewing a middle-aged black man who said the case was politicized and a middle-aged white man who questioned the need for Florida’s “stand your ground” self-defense law.
In the first order of business in the trial of a Florida neighborhood watch volunteer charged in the fatal shooting of an unarmed teen, a judge Monday denied a defense request to delay the trial’s start.
Audio experts gave differing opinions on whether screams for help captured on 911 calls were those of neighborhood watch leader George Zimmerman or the 17-year-old teen he fatally shot last year.
A local man is facing murder charges after he reportedly killed his wife for refusing to cook him a hamburger.
The former neighborhood watch volunteer charged in the fatal shooting of Florida teenager Trayvon Martin will be allowed to leave the county where he lives so he can meet with his attorneys.
A Tampa man has been charged with second degree murder after authorities say he fatally stabbed a man who was on his way to a drug deal.