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George Zimmerman Team Begins Offense
Talkleft ^ | October 9, 2012 | Jeralyn Merritt

Posted on 10/09/2012 12:01:18 PM PDT by Uncle Chip

To date, the public has only seen George Zimmerman's legal team has been playing defense - fighting for bond and against the negative perceptions of their client created by the selective discovery released and the Martin family and their media team of lawyers and consultants.

Yesterday, that began to change. Mark O'Mara filed a notice of hearing for subpoenas he wants issued for Trayvon Martin and his phone friend "DeeDee"'s cell phone accounts for the period of 1/1/12 to 6/1/12, and for their Facebook and Twitter accounts,.

In another motion, Mark O'Mara says it wants the original recordings of Witness 9, George's cousin, brought to court because despite repeated requests, it may not have received accurate and audible copies and it wants to make sure what was submitted to the court at the bond hearing is the same as what they received. [More...]

In another motion, O'Mara asks to continue the October 17, docket sounding because discovery is not complete. The Defense will be taking 50 to 75 depositions.

Zimmerman's family has also stepped up their media presence. Zimmerman's brother Robert has been appearing on Fox News, and last night, Robert and their mother Gladys Zimmerman appeared on the Piers Morgan show.

Interestingly, last night Martin family lawyer Benjamin Trump issued a statement saying that on his advice, Trayvon Martin's parents "deactivated" his social media accounts to preserve his reputation. According to Twitter's privacy policy, it begins deleting information stored on deactivated Twitter accounts within 30 days. On April 2, 2012, Trayvon's mother told the State's Attorney that she was aware of Trayvon's Facebook account, but not his Twitter account (Page 37 of the 284 page discovery release.)

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The roaches are beginning to look for cover.
1 posted on 10/09/2012 12:01:25 PM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: Uncle Chip
Trayvon Martin's parents "deactivated" his social media accounts to preserve his reputation.

Oh, we already know the reputation of "NoLimitNi##a"...

2 posted on 10/09/2012 12:08:18 PM PDT by Old Sarge (We are now officially over the precipice, we just havent struck the ground yet)
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To: Uncle Chip

Trayvon’s mother told the State’s Attorney that she was aware of Trayvon’s Facebook account, but not his Twitter account
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i’m sure she will also be threatened with perjury charges,
just as Zimmerman and his wife were, for a much less blatant offense...


3 posted on 10/09/2012 12:11:10 PM PDT by Elendur (It is incumbent on every generation to pay its own debts as it goes. - Thomas Jefferson)
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To: Uncle Chip

It wouldn’t suprise me if the charges against Zimmerman were reduced or even eventually dropped.


4 posted on 10/09/2012 12:13:12 PM PDT by ozzymandus
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To: Uncle Chip

B-b-but I thought Zimmerman was supposed to be easy to roll over? You know, to preserve racial harmony? (And, of course, to score serious political points for the rising-star prosecutor?) W-w-what happened?


5 posted on 10/09/2012 12:19:32 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: Uncle Chip
Trayvon Martin's parents "deactivated" his social media accounts to preserve his reputation.

or was it done to destroy evidence???

6 posted on 10/09/2012 12:20:41 PM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: ozzymandus

there is no dropping of charges or even lesser changes.

Corey has too much at stake regading being the next nifong.


7 posted on 10/09/2012 12:22:09 PM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: ozzymandus
It wouldn’t suprise me if the charges against Zimmerman were reduced or even eventually dropped.

I think that train left the station, unless the judge steps in to save the moron prosector's hide. That is a distinct possibility and will depend on if the judge and prosector are friendly and have the same political friends (but different political ambitions). Otherwise, the judge will just let the moron prosecutor twist in the wind and laugh to himself.

8 posted on 10/09/2012 12:24:49 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: ozzymandus

Will the Diversity Community riot if he’s acquitted?


9 posted on 10/09/2012 12:26:05 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: ozzymandus

Oh I’m sure they will be — but I hope not before all those on the prosecution side are exposed for evidence tampering, and obstruction.


10 posted on 10/09/2012 12:28:47 PM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: Uncle Chip

The doctrine of “spoliation” says that when evidence is no longer available, it is presumed to have been harmful to the party last in control of it. In this case, the Martins may have screwed the pooch.


11 posted on 10/09/2012 12:30:44 PM PDT by jagusafr
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To: Uncle Chip
Interestingly, last night Martin family lawyer Benjamin Trump issued a statement saying that on his advice, Trayvon Martin's parents "deactivated" his social media accounts to preserve his reputation.

As it happens, last March, I found a Google cache (gone now) of Trayvon Martin's Twitter account, @NO_LIMIT_NIGGA.

Martin used this photo as his Twitter page background:

That's the mugshot of rapper Corey Miller, aka C-Murder, who is doing life without parole for beating up and shooting to death 16-year-old Steve Thomas in 2002 at a night club in Harvey, Louisiana. Quite the role model for an up and coming wannabe gang banger, don't you think?

Martin's Twitter account handle was NO_LIMIT_NIGGA. Miller's record company was No Limit Records. Martin listed his name as SLIMM, his location as YO HOE CRIB, and his favorite website as LIES.COM. Dude liked caps!

And it is for sure the right guy's account. It contained a birthday greeting from the lovely and charming EatYhurBrainz, aka Kia (whose ballistic background pic would have pleased Doc Edgerton). Kia turns out to attend the same high school as Martin. And her greeting would have been sent on the evening of 5 February. Martin was born on 5 February 1995.

You can see the Google cache, dated Feb 6, 2012 12:29:45 GMT, here (not any more). (You will need to disable JavaScript to avoid being redirected to a blank Twitter page.)

12 posted on 10/09/2012 12:35:59 PM PDT by cynwoody
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To: Uncle Chip

spoiliation of evidence can be a crime.

it IS a bar santionable offense.

if a lawyer is attempting destruction of evidence then he is a fool.


13 posted on 10/09/2012 12:46:25 PM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: jagusafr

The Martins may be double losers here. Not only will it look bad if they deleted the account and didn’t save his tweets, but the Court may then allow evidence from secondary sources like the Daily Caller that did save his tweets.


14 posted on 10/09/2012 12:50:38 PM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: ozzymandus

It wouldn’t suprise me if the charges against Zimmerman were reduced or even eventually dropped.


Based on the evidence made public so far, there is no case.


15 posted on 10/09/2012 1:00:55 PM PDT by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: Uncle Chip
On the phones, since O'Mara didn't release the actual subpoenas he wants issued, it's unknown whether he is asking for specific phone numbers or making a general request. Does he not believe that this phone, found at the scene, is the phone that Trayvon was using that night? Since he already has records provided by the state for one phone purportedly used by Trayvon and one by Dee Dee (also see here) although for a shorter period of time, he may be after different phones either or both used. Or, he may just be trying to rule out that either had more than one phone.

Hmmmmmm!!!! What's under that rock may be interesting.

16 posted on 10/09/2012 1:20:08 PM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: Uncle Chip
last night Martin family lawyer Benjamin Trump issued a statement saying that on his advice, Trayvon Martin's parents "deactivated" his social media accounts to preserve his reputation.

Did he advise them to lie about it to the State's Attorney as well:

On April 2, 2012, Trayvon's mother told the State's Attorney that she was aware of Trayvon's Facebook account, but not his Twitter account (Page 37 of the 284 page discovery release.)

I'm sure the State of Florida will be right on top of this little breach.

17 posted on 10/09/2012 1:35:16 PM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: Uncle Chip
Special Prosecutor Corey is about to get the Nifong treatment — and it couldn't happen to a nicer crap-weasel lawyer.
18 posted on 10/09/2012 1:41:59 PM PDT by MasterGunner01
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To: ozzymandus

I don’t think so. They will make a full court press and put responsibility of the decision in the hands of the jury. That way the rioters won’t be targetting them.


19 posted on 10/09/2012 1:56:07 PM PDT by UltraV ("Well you've got to hand it to Mitt Romney, because President Obama sure did." Seth Myers, SNL)
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To: Uncle Chip

However else you read the significance, certainly sounds like they knew the facebook and twitter would cast doubt on Trayvon’s reputation.

Thing I most hate is the media treats the Martin lawyer as if he is counseling an aggrieved family and seeking justice. In fact he is a blood sucking leech out to maximize a monetary recovery and line his own pockets. He is not even remotely interested in the pursuit of justice here, and his role in the Zimmerman criminal trial is pure evil.


20 posted on 10/09/2012 2:02:09 PM PDT by Williams (No Obama)
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To: Uncle Chip; All

One of the things that Zimmerman’s defense team will be looking for are the “pings” from cell phone towers recorded from both Trayvon Martin’s phone and “Dee Dee’s” phone. The pings will tell whether they were on the phone at the same time. No matching pings, and, the prosecution has zero case...DeeDee was lying, or the prosecutors have been lying

Note that Angela Corey and her persecutors have yet released the “ping” logs...which should tell everyone how weak their case is.

And, it is more than Corey that needs to be Nifonged. AG Pam “Dark Meat” Bondi and Florida Governor Rick Scott also need to be burned on this....as they pushed the prosecution when Al Sharpton and the other Black Racists started whining. Note that Dark Meat Bondi and Ben Crump are buddies who have worked together on similar Black Racist type of death case before.

I am still afraid that Blacks will riot in my county, no matter what the result is. This case is an embarassement for the county and for the state


21 posted on 10/09/2012 4:01:45 PM PDT by SeminoleCounty (Political maturity is realizing that the "R" next to someone's name does not mean "conservative")
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To: Uncle Chip

If his Twitter account was deactivated, then who reactivated it, when and why:

https://twitter.com/NO_LIMIT_NIGGA

Trayvon Martin
@NO_LIMIT_NIGGA


22 posted on 10/10/2012 7:30:23 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: Uncle Chip

http://youtu.be/lhywuhKhLm8


23 posted on 10/11/2012 4:36:23 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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