The attorney who helped get George Zimmerman acquitted of murder charges said Tuesday that he expects an ethics inquiry opened by the Florida Bar will find nothing wrong in how he handled a defense fund and social media during the case.
George Zimmerman’s arrest following a domestic dispute with his girlfriend marks the latest in a series of brushes with the law he has had since his acquittal in a murder case that sparked nationwide debates about race and self-defense laws.
A panel of Florida legislators on Thursday easily defeated an effort to repeal the state’s controversial “stand your ground law” Thursday following hours of passionate testimony.
A small but determined group upset by the acquittal of George Zimmerman in Trayvon Martin’s killing ended a 31-day long protest Thursday at the Florida Capitol.
Dozens of protesters carrying signs demanding justice for Trayvon Martin crammed into the lobby of Gov. Rick Scott’s office Tuesday and refused to leave until the governor either met with them or called lawmakers back to the Capitol to address issues like the state’s “stand your ground” law.
Jurors in the George Zimmerman trial are heading into their weekend with a lot of courtroom drama and conflicting testimony to digest.
A prosecutor in George Zimmerman’s murder trial on Tuesday tried to pick apart the statements of a Sanford Police detective who had been called as a prosecution witness a day before but gave testimony that seemed to benefit the defense.
A central Florida judge has ruled that police dispatch calls George Zimmerman made in the months before he fatally shot Trayvon Martin can be admitted at his murder trial.
After three days of trying to seat a jury, prosecutors and attorneys for George Zimmerman have interviewed two dozen potential jurors but are still a half-dozen short of being able to go into the next round of questioning.
George Zimmerman is out of jail again, but the rules have changed since the last time he was released on bail after being charged in the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin.