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An expert on gunshot wounds hired by the defense testified Tuesday that George Zimmerman's account of how he fatally shot Trayvon Martin is consistent with the forensic evidence as defense attorneys started wrapping up their presentation.  (Photo by Jacob Langston-Pool/Getty Images)

Zimmerman Lawyers Say Their Case May Finish Wednesday

An expert on gunshot wounds hired by the defense testified Tuesday that George Zimmerman’s account of how he fatally shot Trayvon Martin is consistent with the forensic evidence as defense attorneys started wrapping up their presentation.

07/09/2013

George Zimmerman sits at the defense table before the start of the 20th day of his trial in Seminole circuit court, July 8, 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)

911 Calls Becoming Heart Of Zimmerman Trial

It’s become a top goal of lawyers in the George Zimmerman trial to convince jurors of whether he or Trayvon Martin can be heard on a 911 call.

07/09/2013

George Zimmerman leaves the courtroom at the end of the day during his trial in Seminole circuit court July 5, 2013 in Sanford, Florida. Zimmerman has been charged with second-degree murder for the 2012 shooting death of Trayvon Martin. (Photo by Gary W. Green-Pool/Getty Images)

In Zimmerman Trial, Defense To Continue Its Case

Jurors in the George Zimmerman murder trial now will hear the defense’s presentation after listening for two weeks as prosecutors made their case.

07/08/2013

George Zimmerman sits in court during his trial in Seminole circuit court, on July 5, 2013 in Sanford, Fla. (credit: Gary W. Green-Pool/Getty Images)

Zimmerman Jury To Ponder Conflicting Testimony

Jurors in the George Zimmerman trial are heading into their weekend with a lot of courtroom drama and conflicting testimony to digest.

07/06/2013

Volusia and Seminole County associate medical examiner Shiping Bao MD stands while testifying during the George Zimmerman trial in Seminole circuit court, July 5, 2013 in Sanford, Florida. Zimmerman is charged with second-degree murder for the February 2012 shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. (Photo by Gary W. Green-Pool/Getty Images)

ME Admits Changing Opinion On Martin’s Death

The doctor who performed Trayvon Martin’s autopsy says he has changed his opinion in recent weeks on two matters related to the teen’s death.

07/05/2013

George Zimmerman enters the courtrrom for his trial in Seminole circuit court, July 5, 2013 in Sanford, Florida. Zimmerman is charged with second-degree murder for the February 2012 shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. (Photo by Gary W. Green-Pool/Getty Images)

Medical Examiner Testifies Martin Suffered After Being Shot

The doctor who performed the autopsy on Trayvon Martin testified that the 17-year-old teen was in pain and suffered after he was shot by George Zimmerman.

07/05/2013

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

Mother: Trayvon Martin Cried For Help On 911 Call

The mother of Trayvon Martin has testified that screams for help captured on audio of a 911 call came from her 17-year-old son.

07/05/2013

Trayvon Martin's parents, Tracy Martin and Sybrina Fulton, are seen with the family's legal counsel Benjamin Crump. (Photo by PAULA BUSTAMANTE/AFP/Getty Images)

Trayvon Martin’s Mother Takes Stand, Tweets Prayer For Strength To ‘Properly Represent’ Son

The mother of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin is on the witness stand at the trial of the neighborhood watch volunteer who is charged with murder in the fatal shooting of her son.

07/05/2013

George Zimmerman listens in during his trial in Seminole circuit court, July 3, 2013 in Sanford, Florida. Zimmerman is charged with second-degree murder for the February 2012 shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. (Photo by Jacob Langston-Pool/Getty Images)

Expert: No Martin DNA On Gun Grip

Trayvon Martin’s DNA was not found on the grip of George Zimmerman’s gun, and Zimmerman’s DNA was not found under the unarmed teen’s fingernails, a law enforcement expert said Wednesday in testimony that prosecutors hope will refute the neighborhood watch volunteer’s self-defense claim.

07/03/2013

Assistant state attorney Bernie de la Rionda talks with Trayvon Martin's parents Sybrina Fulton, left and Tracy Martin at the end of the lunch recess during George Zimmerman's trial in Seminole circuit court June 26, 2013 in Sanford, Florida. Zimmerman is charged with second-degree murder for the February 2012 shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. (Photo by Jacob Langston-Pool/Getty Images)

Testimony To Begin In Week 2 Of Zimmerman Trial

Testimony in the second week of the George Zimmerman trial begins Monday with an expected shift by prosecutors toward witnesses that will testify on the scientific evidence they have against a former neighbor watch leader charged in the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin.

07/01/2013

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