Tag Archives: Justice

Trayvon Martin | In Loving Memory!

Two years have passed since 17 year old  Trayvon Martin was stalked and gunned down like an animal by a racist vigilante  on a dark rainy night in Sanford Florida. Trayvon’s blood curdling screams still ring in my ears. The screams pierced to … Continue reading

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State of Florida vs George Zimmerman -Verdict Watch

(CBS NEWS) Deliberations have begun in the trial of George Zimmerman, the former neighborhood watch volunteer charged in the shooting death of Florida teen Trayvon Martin. The jury, which consists of a panel of six women, is weighing a second-degree … Continue reading

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State of Florida vs George Zimmerman Trial (day 14 )

(CNN) — George Zimmerman was the star witness Thursday in his trial for the death of Trayvon Martin — for the prosecution, not in his defense. Assistant State Attorney Bernie de la Rionda tried to use the defendant’s words against … Continue reading

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State of Florida vs George Zimmerman Trial (day 13 )

(Washington Post) In the end, George Zimmerman — a man who gave his account of a tragic night to police many times and who told his story on national television — stayed silent. The neighborhood watch volunteer, whose February 2012 … Continue reading

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State of Florida vs George Zimmerman Trial (day 12 )

(CNN) — In a hearing Tuesday outside of the jury’s presence, attorneys in the George Zimmerman trial argued about whether jurors should see the defense’s 3D re-creation of the altercation between the neighborhood watch captain and Trayvon Martin. The defense … Continue reading

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State of Florida vs George Zimmerman Trial (day 11 )

(ABC News)Trayvon Martin’s father took the stand today and challenged the testimony of two police officers who had testified that he said it was not his son screaming for help on 911 tapes. The identity of the voice howling for … Continue reading

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State of Florida vs George Zimmerman Trial (day 10 )

(Los Angeles Times)Murder trials often turn on forensic evidence such as DNA analysis, the use of a weapon and the degree of injury to a suspect or victim. Those issues have been heatedly debated in the George Zimmerman murder trial. … Continue reading

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