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George Zimmerman Defense Wants Trayvon Martin School Records
Orlando Sentinel ^ | Sept 7, 2012 | Weiner and Stutzman

Posted on 09/07/2012 8:21:49 AM PDT by Uncle Chip

Edited on 09/07/2012 11:00:10 AM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]

George Zimmerman's defense team wants educational and disciplinary records for Trayvon Martin, the Miami Gardens teen Zimmerman shot Feb. 26 in Sanford, according to a new post on the defense's blog.

Zimmerman's team posted this morning that it has begun its discovery process, issuing several subpoenas aimed at gathering records on Trayvon's school history dating back to middle school.


(Excerpt) Read more at articles.orlandosentinel.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption
KEYWORDS: martin; sanford; trayvon; zimmerman
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1 posted on 09/07/2012 8:21:55 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: Uncle Chip
how will they get his school records?? we can't even get obamas’ records
2 posted on 09/07/2012 8:32:05 AM PDT by mt tom
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To: mt tom

Like father, like son.


3 posted on 09/07/2012 8:38:57 AM PDT by Gamecock (We don't come to Christ to be born again; rather, we are born again in order to come to Christ. RCS)
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To: Uncle Chip

If they are going to push the story that he shot a poor innocent boy on his way home from choir proctice I think they MUST be forced to give out this info

Trayvon was a budding young THUG and his records would prove it.

Zimmerman served up some justice. I am glad poor choirboy realized his ass was SHOT before he keeled over (no I do NOT have any sympathy for him or his loser family)


4 posted on 09/07/2012 8:41:21 AM PDT by Mr. K ("The spread of evil is the symptom of a vacuum [of good]")
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To: mt tom
how will they get his school records?? we can't even get obamas’ records

The prosecution got Zimmerman's, and released them to the press.

5 posted on 09/07/2012 8:42:10 AM PDT by tacticalogic ("Oh, bother!" said Pooh, as he chambered his last round.)
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To: Uncle Chip

Ahhhh, the plot thickens, as it usually does, after the official story has already been told.


6 posted on 09/07/2012 8:42:22 AM PDT by supremedoctrine
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To: Uncle Chip
The media has shown pictures of Zimmerman but not one recent picture of Trayvon Martin. I've seen one (received via email) and for 17 years old, he is big guy covered with tats, even on his face looking like a thug gang banger. I'm not an expert but I don't think it was photo-shopped. The MSM propaganda machine just keeps on trucking.
7 posted on 09/07/2012 8:44:36 AM PDT by drypowder
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To: mt tom

They probably can’t get his school records. School records are now wrapped up in layer upon layer of “student privacy” laws (I think written to prevent embarrassing revelations about the college years of the Clintons).


8 posted on 09/07/2012 8:46:03 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: tacticalogic

how will they get his school records?? we can’t even get obamas’ records
The prosecution got Zimmerman’s, and released them to the press.


Only fair that his be released then, and that Saint Trayvon be subject to the same scrutiny George has been.


9 posted on 09/07/2012 8:46:26 AM PDT by patriotspride
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To: Uncle Chip
"He had been suspended from school in Miami after being found with an empty marijuana baggie."


10 posted on 09/07/2012 8:46:54 AM PDT by moehoward
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To: mt tom
"how will they get his school records?? we can't even get obamas’ records"

With a subpoena. Schools can't assert privilege. Executive or otherwise.

11 posted on 09/07/2012 8:55:11 AM PDT by circlecity
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To: moehoward
The attorney is doing exactly what Perry Mason would do. The prosecutor has already set the grounds for it by speculating that Zimmerman may have started the fight.

And I'll bet the kid has been arrested. Doesn't mommy have a government job?

Show the street fight gang video where Tray is applauding. Than the video of Tray with his gold tooth giving hand signals.

Where's Della and Paul?

The courts are disgusting on this one.

12 posted on 09/07/2012 8:56:43 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: Uncle Chip

I’d like to see St. Skittles’ blood toxicology report.


13 posted on 09/07/2012 9:02:48 AM PDT by Tijeras_Slim
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To: Uncle Chip

I wonder if that indication, from a tweet response to him, that he had assaulted a bus driver, will ever prove to have been accurate.


14 posted on 09/07/2012 9:04:14 AM PDT by ansel12 ( Aug. 27, 2012-Mitt Romney said his views on abortion are more lenient than the Republican Platform)
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To: Uncle Chip

15 posted on 09/07/2012 9:04:37 AM PDT by Clint N. Suhks (EAT MOR CHIKIN)
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To: moehoward
He was not disciplined for that but was suspended because a day or so earlier, after a school resource officer watching a surveillance camera feed saw him deface a door by writing "WTF," an acronym for an obscenity.

Nonsense. It means "Win The Future" - Trayvon was evidently a big Obama supporter.

16 posted on 09/07/2012 9:07:32 AM PDT by glorgau
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To: Uncle Chip

I can’t see how academic records (grades and test scores) would be relevant, but disciplinary records certainly are.


17 posted on 09/07/2012 9:08:44 AM PDT by CaptainMorgantown
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To: Mr. K

The only redeeming thing about Travon’s untimely demise is the people he might have killed are still alive and the children he would have sired have not been conceived.

George Zimmerman did more of a public service than one sees at the surface.

Flame suit on...


18 posted on 09/07/2012 9:11:00 AM PDT by Ouderkirk (Democrats...the party of Slavery, Segregation, Sodomy, and Sedition)
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To: tacticalogic

Maybe that same prosecution team should be assigned to get Barry’s records!!!


19 posted on 09/07/2012 9:12:05 AM PDT by ridesthemiles
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To: Uncle Chip
...after a school resource officer watching a surveillance camera feed saw him deface a door by writing "WTF," an acronym for an obscenity.

No no! The poor lad was writing "Win the Future!" he was obviously planning to volunteer for the Obama 2012 campaign!

20 posted on 09/07/2012 9:13:32 AM PDT by COBOL2Java (FUMR)
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To: glorgau

Heh! Great minds think alike! :-)


21 posted on 09/07/2012 9:15:23 AM PDT by COBOL2Java (FUMR)
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To: COBOL2Java
No no! The poor lad was writing "Win the Future!"

It's like the article said -- an acronym for an obscenity.

22 posted on 09/07/2012 9:21:04 AM PDT by No Truce With Kings (Ten years on FreeRepublic and counting.)
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To: Uncle Chip

Good. I hope the defense goes full OJ on this ridiculous prosecution.

The prosecution is doing what Johnnie Cochran insisted the OJ prosecutors were doing: trying to railroad a black man.


23 posted on 09/07/2012 9:30:21 AM PDT by denydenydeny (Admiration of absolute government is proportionate to the contempt one has for others.-Tocqueville)
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To: Uncle Chip

Judge will have to release records to defense team. If not, any conviction will be overturned on appeal because they denied discovery

The Black Racists will whine about this, but this is not an unusual type of request, especially when there is already credible evidence that Martin had disciplinary issues at school


24 posted on 09/07/2012 9:47:47 AM PDT by SeminoleCounty (The DNC Convention is like the Nuremburg Rallies for non-white folks)
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To: Sacajaweau
"The prosecutor has already set the grounds for it by speculating that Zimmerman may have started the fight."

Of course they are. By simply being there. So far it appears the forensics will prove whom the true aggressor is. And then there's the 911 recording telling GZ to report back on what TM was doing. Tough to do if you leave the scene.

"The courts are disgusting on this one."

Agreed.

25 posted on 09/07/2012 9:47:54 AM PDT by moehoward
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To: glorgau

Naturally. after all, he could have been hussein’s son.


26 posted on 09/07/2012 9:53:13 AM PDT by moehoward
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To: tacticalogic; kanawa; SeminoleCounty; SoFloFreeper; Beach_Babe

The good news:

Trayvon Martin’school records have been subpoenaed by the defense:

http://gzlegalcase.com/index.php/press-releases/49-zimmerman-defense-begins-discovery-process

The bad news:

“In the case of Trayvon Martin’s school records, they are protected and will NOT be part of the public record, without appropriate court order.”

But I’m sure the crack journalists at the OS will make sure that we all get to see them.


27 posted on 09/07/2012 9:57:48 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: drypowder
The media has shown pictures of Zimmerman but not one recent picture of Trayvon Martin. I've seen one (received via email) and for 17 years old, he is big guy covered with tats, even on his face looking like a thug gang banger. I'm not an expert but I don't think it was photo-shopped. The MSM propaganda machine just keeps on trucking.


Here are a couple of photos of recent photos of Trayvon Martin . . . taken 9 days before his death.

Trayvon was 5’11” and weighed 158#. George was 5’8” and weighed 204#. Who was the big guy?

Trayvon had two tattoos, none were on his face. One tattoo, on his wrist, was his mother’s name.

George has two tattoos. One tattoo, on his chest, is the name of his cousin who has accused him of sexual assault: CHRISTINA. Some here will argue that he really meant to have his grandmother’s name there but he is a poor speller and has ADHD, thus he got it wrong.

28 posted on 09/07/2012 10:24:02 AM PDT by Beach_Babe
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To: Beach_Babe

thanks for the reply, not even close to picture I was sent


29 posted on 09/07/2012 10:28:32 AM PDT by drypowder
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To: Uncle Chip

Did ya hear that Alicia Martin’s nickname is “Cat”? There goes the ‘dad was a gang member’ theory ....

http://snntoday.snn.pcsb.org/images/rokbox/podcasts/Trayvon/Alicia_Martin_Interview_2.mp3


30 posted on 09/07/2012 10:32:09 AM PDT by Beach_Babe
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To: tacticalogic
The prosecution got Zimmerman's, and released them to the press.


Only Zimmerman's grades were released - and they were far from impressive. I'd like to see all his records. Why was he shipped off to Florida as soon as he got out of high school?

31 posted on 09/07/2012 10:35:20 AM PDT by Beach_Babe
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To: Tijeras_Slim
I’d like to see St. Skittles’ blood toxicology report.


And I'd like to see Zimmerman's . . . but ooops, they didn't do one. He's on a heavy-duty drug cocktail of uppers and downers . . . was he abusing his meds?

32 posted on 09/07/2012 10:38:51 AM PDT by Beach_Babe
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To: Beach_Babe
Here are a couple of photos of recent photos of Trayvon Martin . . . taken 9 days before his death.

And you know that was taken 9 days before his death how???

Who was the big guy?

The ME measured TM at 5'11" LONG not tall. There is shrinkage post mortem which means that he was taller than 5'11" when he was puttin the "whupaz" on his victim, probably closer to 6'2".

33 posted on 09/07/2012 10:39:09 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: Beach_Babe

Zimmerman was an out of shape guy - I’m 5’8”, and I’m overweight at 175. At 200+...I’d be heavy, but not in a good way.


34 posted on 09/07/2012 10:39:22 AM PDT by Mr Rogers (Liberalism: "Ex faslo quodlibet" - from falseness, anything follows)
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To: Beach_Babe

Interesting posting history you got there... Nothing from October 2005 until you re-appeared in April 2012 to play apologist for the late unlamented Trayvon.


35 posted on 09/07/2012 10:56:59 AM PDT by Tijeras_Slim
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To: Uncle Chip
The ME measured TM at 5'11" LONG not tall. There is shrinkage post mortem which means that he was taller than 5'11" when he was puttin the "whupaz" on his victim, probably closer to 6'2".


Maybe the ME stated he was 5'11" long because he was on a slab, not standing?

Are you implying his bones shrank after he died???

. . . Give me a break . . .

Be sure to watch Dr. Phil on Monday. Zimmerman's good buddy Mark Osternman will be on.
36 posted on 09/07/2012 11:04:06 AM PDT by Beach_Babe
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To: Mr Rogers

Did you also work as a bouncer?


37 posted on 09/07/2012 11:08:36 AM PDT by Beach_Babe
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To: Beach_Babe
Did ya hear that Alicia Martin’s nickname is “Cat”?

How convenient.

That "CaT" tattoo on his neck looked quite old and faded. Take another look at it. It is/was older than their relationship.

38 posted on 09/07/2012 11:15:26 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: Beach_Babe
Maybe the ME stated he was 5'11" long because he was on a slab, not standing?

If they equate, then why not use "tall"??? Why write "long"???

Are you implying his bones shrank after he died???

Bones don't -- but muscles do contract post mortem.

And that's the long and short of it.

39 posted on 09/07/2012 11:22:16 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: Uncle Chip
I see Cat ... not CaT.
40 posted on 09/07/2012 11:27:10 AM PDT by Beach_Babe
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To: drypowder

Well, then, post the picture you have of the big-guy covered in tats, even on his face.


41 posted on 09/07/2012 11:33:05 AM PDT by wtc911 (Amigo - you've been had.)
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To: Uncle Chip
And that's the long and short of it.


The long and short of it is that Georgie should have kept his a$$ in his truck instead of trying to prevent another a$$hole from getting away!

42 posted on 09/07/2012 11:34:21 AM PDT by Beach_Babe
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To: Beach_Babe

Come on.....you photo-shopped the tattoos and needle marks out and added that cute little girl in place of his AK.


43 posted on 09/07/2012 11:36:12 AM PDT by wtc911 (Amigo - you've been had.)
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To: Beach_Babe
The long and short of it is that Georgie should have kept his a$$ in his truck instead of trying to prevent another a$$hole from getting away!

then Benjamin Crump and his associates would not have had the opportunity for another notorious scam or be facing obstruction of justice charges for their tampering with evidence in this case.

44 posted on 09/07/2012 11:43:02 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: Uncle Chip
Did St. Trayvon, Virgin and Martyr, try to get Zimmerman's gun? Was there a struggle for the gun? Isn't it possible that Trayvon pulled the trigger? (Not always necessary on the trusty Keltec)

So we know that Trayvon was into "Knockouts." "Extreme Fighting," "Gang-Banging," had drugs in his system, was tattooed, had gold grillwork, has a long Twitter history as "No Limits Nigga," etc. etc. None of which may effect the jury, which may be an OJ-type jury.

My bet? This goes away after the election. The Mombasa MF wins, Zimmerman goes up on Federal Civil Rights charges. Milquetoast Mitt takes the match, (for which the none-too-swift democrat Zimmerman had better be praying) it could just all go away.

45 posted on 09/07/2012 11:45:16 AM PDT by Kenny Bunk (Sheriff's Joe's findings: What Obama got from Hawaii, ain't what he showed us.)
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To: mt tom

“how will they get his school records?? we can’t even get obamas’ records”

Obama said that Travon could have been his son, so maybe the discovery state can ask for the records of both Barry and Travon.


46 posted on 09/07/2012 11:46:02 AM PDT by Seeing More Clearly Now (What do Barry's educational records show?)
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To: Uncle Chip

Do the Black Panthers do Cat Tats?


47 posted on 09/07/2012 11:51:09 AM PDT by thingumbob (I'm a bitter clinger...I dare you to take my gun)
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To: Beach_Babe; drypowder
You mean this one?

Is that a gang sign?

48 posted on 09/07/2012 11:55:50 AM PDT by <1/1,000,000th%
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To: wtc911
Well, then, post the picture you have of the big-guy covered in tats, even on his face.

Oh, look! The other patron saint of lost and stupid causes weighs in.
49 posted on 09/07/2012 12:02:59 PM PDT by ZX12R (FUBO GTFO 2012 !)
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To: thingumbob

<>Do the Black Panthers do Cat Tats?<>

Well — Black Panthers are Cats and ....

http://theconservativetreehouse.com/2012/07/12/tracys-tattoos-why-scrub-treeper-research-request-whats-the-agenda-behind-the-deception/


50 posted on 09/07/2012 12:04:15 PM PDT by Uncle Chip
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