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Trayvon Martin Attorney Responds To Zimmerman's "Stand Your Ground" Hearing (DETAILS)
Global Grind ^ | August 9, 2012 | The Decider

Posted on 08/09/2012 11:43:27 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

In response to George Zimmerman's legal defense team calling for a motion on a "Stand Your Ground" hearing, Trayvon Martin family attorney Benjamin Crump released the following statement:

"Let it be clear on the record, that we feel confident that the unjustified killing of Trayvon Benjamin Martin should and will be decided by a jury.

Many of the legal architects of the Stand Your Ground law have already opined that it does not apply in this case.

A grown man cannot profile and pursue an unarmed child, shoot him in the heart, and then claim stand your ground. We believe that the killer’s motion will be denied during the Stand Your Ground Hearing, and as justice requires a jury will ultimately decide the fate of a man that killed an innocent child.

There is only one version of this story that represents that Zimmerman was attacked by Trayvon Martin, and that’s Zimmerman’s self-serving version. Everyone will agree that the killer’s credibility is clearly questionable.

Trayvon’s parents do not feel that this is a man that feared for his life the night he shot and killed their child, this is a man whose only fear is spending his life in prison."

And Mr. Crump is correct, Zimmerman is afraid of spending the rest of his life in prison. Stay tuned for more details as they become available.


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; News/Current Events; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: bencrump; blackkk; florida; georgezimmerman; trayvon; trayvonmartin; zimmerman
Florida State University School of Law: http://www.law.fsu.edu/images/FSULAW_Spring_2006.pdf

Ben Crump and Daryl Parks: The Reverend Al Sharpton calls them the ‘next Johnny Cochrans.’

1 posted on 08/09/2012 11:43:40 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Child, hah!


2 posted on 08/10/2012 12:03:25 AM PDT by skr (May God confound the enemy)
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Notice how the Leftwinger dirtbags in media have stopped wailing about this case.


3 posted on 08/10/2012 12:12:07 AM PDT by Gene Eric (Demoralization is a weapon of the enemy. Don't get it, don't spread it!)
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To: Gene Eric

innocent unarmed child, with a twitter name of No_Limit_Nigga?

Seems a bit contradictory to me.


4 posted on 08/10/2012 12:46:23 AM PDT by bicyclerepair ( REPLACE D-W-S ! http://www.karenforcongress.com)
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To: skr

Seems to me, from the evidence presented, it was the “child” that doubled back and pursued Zimmerman. Subsequent head-bashing events also showed an intent to kill or cause grave bodily harm.

Nice try, though, to manipulate the facts.


5 posted on 08/10/2012 2:22:06 AM PDT by plangent
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To: bicyclerepair

If we post that someone is a, “Nigga” here we’ll be put in time out by some moderator.


6 posted on 08/10/2012 2:36:16 AM PDT by Joe Boucher ((FUBO) Hey Mitt, F-you too pal)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

If poor wittle Twayvon was feeling threatened, why didn’t he go directly to the place he was staying where he would have been safe from that mean, nasty, white, black, hispanic, racist gun slinger?


7 posted on 08/10/2012 2:57:25 AM PDT by Fresh Wind ('People have got to know whether or not their president is a crook.' Richard M. Nixon)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The facts in the case do not substantiate what the Martin’s attorney says. They go along with Zimmerman firing in self defense. In the end, that is how this will all work out.


8 posted on 08/10/2012 3:43:51 AM PDT by maxwellsmart_agent
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The facts in the case do not substantiate what the Martin’s attorney says. They go along with Zimmerman firing in self defense. In the end, that is how this will all work out.


9 posted on 08/10/2012 3:44:35 AM PDT by maxwellsmart_agent
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The facts in the case do not substantiate what the Martin’s attorney says. They go along with Zimmerman firing in self defense. In the end, that is how this will all work out.


10 posted on 08/10/2012 3:44:52 AM PDT by maxwellsmart_agent
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To: bicyclerepair
Seems a bit contradictory to me.

Trayvon undoubtedly had a subtle and deep sense of irony.
11 posted on 08/10/2012 3:45:50 AM PDT by Dr. Sivana ("I love to hear you talk talk talk, but I hate what I hear you say."-Del Shannon)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
There is only one version of this story that represents that Zimmerman was attacked by Trayvon Martin, and that’s Zimmerman’s self-serving version.

Of course, as far as I know, hat is the only version of the story that fits the evidence.
12 posted on 08/10/2012 3:47:30 AM PDT by Dr. Sivana ("I love to hear you talk talk talk, but I hate what I hear you say."-Del Shannon)
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To: maxwellsmart_agent

I think that the end of this case is almost here, considering that the prosecutor dumped all the most damaging information that he had about Zimmerman on the press, including photos of martin’s body. The prosecutor would not have done this if there was a chance of the case going to trial.


13 posted on 08/10/2012 3:54:48 AM PDT by Eva (Eee)
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To: maxwellsmart_agent

I think that the end of this case is almost here, considering that the prosecutor dumped all the most damaging information that he had about Zimmerman on the press, including photos of martin’s body. The prosecutor would not have done this if there was a chance of the case going to trial.


14 posted on 08/10/2012 3:54:48 AM PDT by Eva (Eee)
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To: Eva

Let’s just say that “justice” and the “America justice system” are not synonymous. There are too many factors that can place an innocent person in prison. Consider the ignorance, incompetence and bias of these many moving parts: prosecutor, defense attorney, judge, jury, media, celebrities and government officials. Case in point: did our justice system work for Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman?


15 posted on 08/10/2012 4:47:52 AM PDT by JesusIsLord
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To: JesusIsLord

Please add “corruption” to: ignorance, incompetence and bias.


16 posted on 08/10/2012 4:50:49 AM PDT by JesusIsLord
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Yeah ignore all the evidence, Never mind the bruises on Zimmerman's skull, Martin's bloody knuckles, the fact that he already had a record. Sure when you ignore all that Zimmerman must be guilty.

I would like to see the media begin to focus on the Black on Black crime in the inner cities. Of course that isn't really news it is just "life in the Hood"

17 posted on 08/10/2012 5:10:24 AM PDT by Hope for the Republic (The 1st amendment is guaranteed by the 2nd amendment.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Trayvon’s parents do not feel that this is a man that feared for his life the night he shot and killed their child

So then he didn't have a broken nose, and lacerations on the back of his head, and he just imagined that Martin was on top of him punching him MMA style???

These people live in an alternate universe.

18 posted on 08/10/2012 5:14:27 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

A post that ONLY gives Trayvon’s side?


19 posted on 08/10/2012 6:05:58 AM PDT by GOPJ (Freeper Neveronmywatch's convinced - you put a compass in the hands of a liberal it'll point south.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

First off, Ben Crump can barely speak for crying out loud, sorry but it gets on my nerves.

He lies when he says George pursued and murdered a child.

I am sorry that Trayvon lost his life, very sad, but I believe George.


20 posted on 08/10/2012 7:01:28 AM PDT by Friendofgeorge (SARAH PALIN 2012 OR BUST)
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To: Friendofgeorge
I am sorry that Trayvon lost his life, very sad, but I believe George.

If you don't believe George, you have some ulterior motive. All the relevant facts line up exactly with what George Zimmerman said happened.

Let justice prevail and let him go. Then let the feral people riot.
21 posted on 08/10/2012 7:10:58 AM PDT by ZX12R (FUBO GTFO 2012 !)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Ben: There is a reason states enact Stand Your Ground laws. It’s to take punk ass thugs off the streets... permanently.


22 posted on 08/10/2012 7:11:39 AM PDT by Mashood
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To: Friendofgeorge
If Travon had not tried to kill George Zimmerman, he would still be alive today. I will also say with the same confidence that the sun will rise in the east tomorrow, that Travon would have celebrated his 21st birthday either in prison or the graveyard. The only problem in that is that many innocents would have lost their lives, property, and health to his hand.

And last but not least, Zimmerman is in trouble not for what he did, but who he did it to. You can believe it or not ,but, Zimmerman is being used as an example and to send a message to those who are White or those who the media and members of the lynch Zimmerman mob including those on this forum, whom are perceived to be White, that one does not interfere with or defend one's self when one of Holder's people takes what they consider is rightfully theirs. it matters not if it is one's life, property, or sexual services.

23 posted on 08/10/2012 7:14:27 AM PDT by sport
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; All
Wow, this thing is biased.

Everyone will agree that the killer’s credibility is clearly questionable.

Maybe the "everyone" this toad knows. Not me, nor anybody in my family.

Civil war is coming, friends. Trayvon is just one of the triggers.

24 posted on 08/10/2012 7:19:18 AM PDT by backwoods-engineer (I will vote against ANY presidential candidate who had non-citizen parents.)
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To: sport

You realize of course that I am one of Georges biggest supporters. I do not see how you could have missed that, if indeed you have.


25 posted on 08/10/2012 7:54:46 AM PDT by Friendofgeorge (SARAH PALIN 2012 OR BUST)
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To: ZX12R

2 people in a row...I have posted in defense of George on every single Zimmerman post here. He has been completely railroaded, should never have been charged.

The judge should be removed by higher court.

I sent George money


26 posted on 08/10/2012 7:57:49 AM PDT by Friendofgeorge (SARAH PALIN 2012 OR BUST)
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To: Friendofgeorge
I thought so and It was not my intention to slam you.

as for the members of the Lynch Zimmerman mob on this forum, that is a horse of a different color.

In closing, there is someone, actually probably a lot of someones, that owe Zimmerman a thank you, because of him, they will probably be alive ten years from now. Which is more than they can say if Martin had not tried to kill Zimmerman.

27 posted on 08/10/2012 8:32:37 AM PDT by sport
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To: sport

Thanks, I am OUTRAGED over this case, what worries me the most is that the spotlight seems to have fallen off the case a wee bit, people have moved on to a degree. Sure it will pick up again after more hearings but still.

I was discussing this case on old threads with a couple of people because there seems to be so few updates or even articles. I have the 2 zimmerman sites on my favorites, the Mark Omara one had no updates for ages until just the other day.

Drudge rarely features a article on the case.


28 posted on 08/10/2012 8:43:19 AM PDT by Friendofgeorge (SARAH PALIN 2012 OR BUST)
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To: Uncle Chip; 2ndDivisionVet
I hope this Zimmerman Case will go away after the election. It has already served its purpose of galvanizing the "Black Vote."

Inevitably, Zimmerman will be either cleared at a "trial," or at the very least there will be a badly hung jury. The danger is Holder continuing as AG after an Obama win. In that case, Zimmerman will be federally railroaded on a Civil Rights charge, no matter what happens at the trial. (A replay of the Rodney King disgrace, in which the policeman who saved Rodney King's worthless life went to Federal prison for it, after acquittal in the local courts.)

But also recall that the King Travesty occurred during the presidency of the Arch-RINO, BUSH, père. A display of backbone could have won him his second term. Frankly, I would not expect better from The Mormon Milquetoast for whom I shall be voting.

29 posted on 08/10/2012 9:02:05 AM PDT by Kenny Bunk (Ya gotta love the "Two-Party System." Your 2012 choice: Marxist or Mormon!)
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To: Friendofgeorge

Don’t feel like the Lone Ranger,my FRiend.


30 posted on 08/10/2012 9:02:11 AM PDT by sport
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To: GOPJ

Global Grind is a black newspaper/website. Take a look.


31 posted on 08/10/2012 10:52:10 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (You cannot invade the mainland United States. There would be a rifle behind every blade of grass.)
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To: maxwellsmart_agent
The facts in the case do not substantiate what the Martin’s attorney says.

True. But then, he gets paid to lie.

32 posted on 08/10/2012 11:25:35 AM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Help. How do I put something in my tagline.)
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To: backwoods-engineer
Trayvon is just one of the triggers

Very clever.

33 posted on 08/10/2012 11:28:29 AM PDT by Jim Noble (Diseases desperate grown are by desperate appliance relieved or not at all.)
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To: maxwellsmart_agent

This is about being able to file civil actions.

Stand your ground hearings are by a “preponderance of the evidence” NOT beyond a reasonable doubt. This judge would either A. be flooding his dockets or B. creating work for his cronies, children who are lawyers, or guaranteeing election donations to his reelection.


34 posted on 08/10/2012 11:29:38 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: Friendofgeorge
I was discussing this case on old threads with a couple of people because there seems to be so few updates or even articles.

This site is very active with continuing threads of 1,000 replies on each. They're up to #125. There are also links to case documents, crime scene maps and photos, SYG issues, and lots more. There are both Zimmerman and Martin supporters.

35 posted on 08/10/2012 11:45:23 PM PDT by Beach_Babe
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To: Friendofgeorge

These two sites update the Zimmerman situation daily and are very good sources of factual analysis. Even though “talkleft” approaches it from the left side, the Jeralyn who runs it is a supporter of GZ and a stickler for factual analysis. Just go to the link on the right that reads “Talk Left Forums (Zimmerman)”:

http://www.talkleft.com/

http://theconservativetreehouse.com/2012/08/11/811-george-zimmerman-case-open-discussion-thread/


36 posted on 08/11/2012 9:57:12 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: Beach_Babe; Uncle Chip

Thanks both for links


37 posted on 08/11/2012 9:01:25 PM PDT by Friendofgeorge (SARAH PALIN 2012 OR BUST)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

[[A grown man cannot profile and pursue an unarmed child, shoot him in the heart, and then claim stand your ground.]]

This is DECEITFUL BS- A grown man CAN follow anyoen he likes (provided there are no restrainign orders against him) for purposes such as neighboirhood watch ,and a grown man CAN indeed shoot whomever tries to take his life- in a cowardly UNPROVOKED blinsiding attack- The attourney left out the FACT that george was ILLEGALLY ASSAULTED AND THREATENED WITH DEATH as well as being bodily pummelled in such a manner as to cause him to beleive he was abotu to die-

[[and as justice requires a jury will ultimately decide the fate of a man that killed an innocent child.]]

Pssst- Crump- your boy was NOT innocent- He tried to murder george and he Failecd- end of story-


38 posted on 08/23/2012 6:44:03 PM PDT by CottShop (Scientific belief does not constitute scientific evidence, nor does it convey scientific knowledge)
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