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Trayvon Martin’s Final Phone Call Recounted by Friend

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In the moments before being shot to death, Trayvon Martin spoke to a friend, complaining that he was being watched by a “creepy-ass cracker,” according to testimony Wednesday in the second degree murder trial of George Zimmerman

Read more:  http://newsfeed.time.com/2013/06/26/trayvon-martins-final-phone-call/

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Written by Madison J. Gray

December 16, 2013 at 12:31 am

Graphic Photos Drive Trayvon Martin’s Parents From Courtroom

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On Tuesday, jurors were shown images of shooting victim Trayvon Martin’s body — taken just moments after his death — in the second day of court proceedings in the second-degree-murder trial of George Zimmerman.
Read more: http://newsfeed.time.com/2013/06/25/graphic-photo-drives-trayvon-martins-parents-from-court-room/

Written by Madison J. Gray

December 16, 2013 at 12:28 am

WATCH: Sparks Fly During Zimmerman Trial Opening Statements

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The murder trial in the Trayvon Martin case opened Monday with profanity and an ill-timed knock-knock joke, followed by witness testimony describing the Miami teenager’s last hours

Read more: http://newsfeed.time.com/2013/06/25/watch-sparks-fly-during-zimmerman-trial-opening-statements/

Written by Madison J. Gray

December 16, 2013 at 12:26 am

Trayvon Martin Trial: What to Expect as Jury Selection Begins

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Sixteen months after a neighborhood watch volunteer shot and killed a 17-year-old teenager in a gated community near Orlando, Fla., jury selection for the high-profile case starts today.

Read more: http://newsfeed.time.com/2013/06/10/trayvon-martin-trial-what-to-expect-as-jury-selection-begins/

Written by Madison J. Gray

June 16, 2013 at 11:41 pm

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George Zimmerman’s Defense Team Dealt Major Setbacks as Trial Moves Toward Start

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It was a day of denials in a Florida courtroom Tuesday as a judge struck down a number of requests from George Zimmerman’s defense team.

Read more:  http://nation.time.com/2013/05/28/george-zimmermans-defense-team-dealt-major-setbacks-as-trial-moves-toward-start/

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June 16, 2013 at 11:36 pm

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George Zimmerman Steps Closer to Murder Trial After Waiving ‘Stand Your Ground’ Hearing

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George Zimmerman, the former neighborhood watch captain facing trial in the 2012 shooting death of unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin, has waived his right to seek immunity under Florida’s ‘stand your ground’ law.

Read more: http://nation.time.com/2013/04/30/zimmerman/

Written by Madison J. Gray

June 16, 2013 at 11:25 pm

Zimmerman Lawyers Waive ‘Stand Your Ground’ Hearing

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In a surprise move leading up to the murder trial of George Zimmerman, defense lawyers have waived his right to a “stand your ground” hearing, removing the last major barrier to bringing the case to trial this summer.

Read more: http://nation.time.com/2013/03/07/zimmerman-lawyers-waive-stand-your-ground-hearing/

Written by Madison J. Gray

March 8, 2013 at 5:00 am