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Lawyer for Trayvonís Parents Complains About Zimmerman Facebook Request
bet.com ^ | 17 September, 2012 | Jonathan P. Hicks

Posted on 09/19/2012 6:54:03 AM PDT by marktwain

The lawyer for Trayvon Martin’s parents harshly criticized efforts by George Zimmerman’s attorneys to obtain the school records and Facebook information for the deceased 17-year-old high school student, saying they were irrelevant to the case.

“Zimmerman’s lawyers are attempting to assassinate Trayvon Martin’s character,” said Benjamin Crump, in an interview with BET.com. “Whatever Trayvon had on his Facebook page or whatever was in his school records have nothing to do with why Zimmerman shot him.”

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; News/Current Events; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: banglist; blackcrime; facebook; martin; nolimitnigga; trayvon; zimmerman
I notice the MSM is not following this case, now that the polls are showing it a loser for the Obama campaign.
1 posted on 09/19/2012 6:54:11 AM PDT by marktwain
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To: marktwain
This is kinda like a urinalysis, if you don't have anything to hide, why not be forthcoming with the info?
2 posted on 09/19/2012 6:58:34 AM PDT by V_TWIN (obama=where there's smoke, there's mirrors)
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To: marktwain
“Whatever Trayvon had on his Facebook page or whatever was in his school records have nothing to do with why Zimmerman shot him.”

Then why do you care if they are obtained or not?

3 posted on 09/19/2012 7:00:04 AM PDT by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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To: marktwain
Not only does Saint Trayvon look like Obama's, nonexistent son.
They want to lock his records away from public access just like Obama's.


4 posted on 09/19/2012 7:01:38 AM PDT by Iron Munro ("In any compromise between good and evil, it is only evil that can profit." - Ayn Rand)
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To: marktwain

“Whatever Trayvon had on his Facebook page or whatever was in his school records have nothing to do with why Zimmerman shot him.”

The he11 it doesn’t,,,,if t-von hadn’t tried to be mista gangsta #1, he might very well be alive...its totally relevant.


5 posted on 09/19/2012 7:01:57 AM PDT by Adder (No Mo BO)
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To: marktwain
The lawyer for Trayvon Martin’s parents harshly criticized efforts by George Zimmerman’s attorneys to obtain the school records and Facebook information for the deceased 17-year-old high school student, saying they were irrelevant to the case

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Here counselor...

Have some cheese with that whine...

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George Zimmerman is entitled to a vigorous and complete defense.

6 posted on 09/19/2012 7:02:11 AM PDT by Wings-n-Wind (The main things are the plain things!)
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To: marktwain
“Zimmerman’s lawyers are attempting to assassinate Trayvon Martin’s character,”...“Whatever Trayvon had on his Facebook page or whatever was in his school records have nothing to do with why Zimmerman shot him.”

If the prosecution is going to going with the line that Treyvon was a good little boy like the AP pictures depict him as their case, then it's fair game for the defense to counter that with the truth that whatever this little boy was as a 5 year old, he evolved into a monster willing to bash a head against a sidewalk at 18.

7 posted on 09/19/2012 7:02:14 AM PDT by C210N ("ask not what the candidate can do for you, ask what you can do for the candidate" (Breitbart, 2012))
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To: marktwain
“Whatever Trayvon had on his Facebook page or whatever was in his school records have nothing to do with why Zimmerman shot him.”

Hey Ben, they have everything to do with why Trayvon Martin assaulted George Zimmerman that night and continued the assault relentlessly and mercilessly and would not stop until he was shot.

8 posted on 09/19/2012 7:03:29 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: marktwain
"...trying to assassinate Trayvon's character."

Hmmm. Isn't that what happened Zimmerman? Welcome to equality.
9 posted on 09/19/2012 7:03:47 AM PDT by Darteaus94025
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To: marktwain

?? I thought it was already established that Martin was a violent drop-out who had been suspended repeatedly for criminal behavior.


10 posted on 09/19/2012 7:04:56 AM PDT by pabianice (washington, dc ..)
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To: marktwain
Complaining about it is one thing, stopping it is another. Problem is even if these requests are granted you know who will not cover or advertise it, it'll be almost a complete media blackout........ No pun intended
11 posted on 09/19/2012 7:06:33 AM PDT by V_TWIN (obama=where there's smoke, there's mirrors)
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To: marktwain

I screen saved much of Martins facebook with photos and comments. If someone close to the case wants the files, feel free to ask.


12 posted on 09/19/2012 7:07:21 AM PDT by icwhatudo (Low taxes and less spending in Sodom and Gomorrah is not my idea of a conservative victory)
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To: Darteaus94025
But when civil rights leaders said they wanted equality, they really meant preferential treatment.
13 posted on 09/19/2012 7:08:13 AM PDT by liberalh8ter (If Barack has a memory like a steel trap, why can't he remember what the Constitution says?)
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To: marktwain
“Zimmerman’s lawyers are attempting to assassinate Trayvon Martin’s character,” said Benjamin Crump

Hey Benny boy, you tell that dead unicorn to wake-TF up and crap out some more Skittles in the form of that Facebook info, and not to be draggin' it's azz.
14 posted on 09/19/2012 7:23:48 AM PDT by mkjessup (Jimmy Carter is the Skidmark in America's panties, 0bama is the yellow stain in front!)
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To: marktwain
If the records show he was a ruthless little thug it has everything to do with the case. As far as I know defense lawyers still try to make rape victims out to be whores and all these liberals think it is just fine.
15 posted on 09/19/2012 7:34:02 AM PDT by ontap
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To: marktwain
I notice the MSM is not following this case, now that the polls are showing it a loser for the Obama campaign.

Yes, his "white guy problem" suddenly got a lot worse when it was in hot rotation.


16 posted on 09/19/2012 7:35:15 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: marktwain

” “Zimmerman’s lawyers are attempting to assassinate Trayvon Martin’s character,” “

Oh, you mean like the black leaders and the entire MSM tried to paint Zimmerman as a drooling, gun-toting fanatic? Like that ?


17 posted on 09/19/2012 7:41:45 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: marktwain
Now they're throwing dead kids under the bus.
18 posted on 09/19/2012 7:46:01 AM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: all armed conservatives)
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To: EGPWS
"Then why do you care if they are obtained or not? "

You better believe it that info helped their side, it would have been released immediately.

19 posted on 09/19/2012 7:52:16 AM PDT by moehoward
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To: marktwain; sickoflibs; stephenjohnbanker
mama trey-von must really be concerned that the civil suit is going to be junk...

all the more reason for Zim to use the stand-your-ground and shield himself from further 'law'suits...

20 posted on 09/19/2012 8:02:17 AM PDT by Gilbo_3 (Gov is not reason; not eloquent; its force.Like fire,a dangerous servant & master. George Washington)
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To: V_TWIN
>>This is kinda like a urinalysis, if you don't have anything to hide, why not be forthcoming with the info?<<

Yea, kinda like, “a neighbor reported something illegal is going on in your home, can we come in and take a look around?”

or

” Sir, do you realize how fast you were going? Can I take a look in your vehicle?”

or

how bout running late for your flight, “ excuse me sir, spread your legs, we need to pat your boy’z down, then walk through the naked scanner for us please!”

or

“What are you doing on this road this time of night? Where are you going, where are your papers? Going to pat you down for your and our safety...against the car!”

21 posted on 09/19/2012 8:34:59 AM PDT by servantboy777
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To: servantboy777
Believe it or not Ive had very similar experiences to the ones you have listed and really didn't have a problem with it because I wasn't doing anything wrong.
22 posted on 09/19/2012 8:44:09 AM PDT by V_TWIN (obama=where there's smoke, there's mirrors)
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To: V_TWIN

And how long have you worked for the DEA?


23 posted on 09/19/2012 8:51:54 AM PDT by Oztrich Boy (Monarchy is the one system of government where power is exercised for the good of all - Aristotle)
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To: Oztrich Boy

I don’t work for the DEA.......DOD actually.


24 posted on 09/19/2012 8:54:29 AM PDT by V_TWIN (obama=where there's smoke, there's mirrors)
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To: servantboy777
You are comparing apples and oranges.

The rights of a man fighting a charge of homicide to a fair trial and facing the possibility of years in prison trump the (obviously very low) expectation of privacy of a FaceBook user - and especially of a dead FaceBook user.

In none of your examples was there any urgent motivation on the part of the law enforcement officials approaching the need of the Defendant in the case at hand.

Regards,

25 posted on 09/19/2012 9:00:00 AM PDT by alexander_busek (Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence.)
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To: liberalh8ter

“But when civil rights leaders said they wanted equality, they really meant preferential treatment.”

I think it goes one step further than you suggest. Civil rights leaders want revenge on all white people!


26 posted on 09/19/2012 10:10:52 AM PDT by ohioman
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To: V_TWIN
You should have a problem with unreasonable search and seizure especially if you are doing nothing wrong. Do you support the constitution or don't you?
27 posted on 09/19/2012 10:44:53 AM PDT by Durus (You can avoid reality, but you cannot avoid the consequences of avoiding reality. Ayn Rand)
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To: alexander_busek

>>You are comparing apples and oranges.<<

You’re right. It’s just that statement, “If you don’t have anything to hide...” that’s always put a bur under my saddle.


28 posted on 09/19/2012 11:08:31 AM PDT by servantboy777
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To: V_TWIN

>>Believe it or not Ive had very similar experiences to the ones you have listed and really didn’t have a problem with it because I wasn’t doing anything wrong<<

Oh, please share!

I for one would never ever...ever give up my right to privacy and constitutional protection on the grounds of....well, I’ve got nothing to hide.

This inevitably leads to abuses by bad elements within good agencies. Hint hint, TSA.

Abusing the rights of the majority because of the action(s) of a very tiny minority.


29 posted on 09/19/2012 11:13:20 AM PDT by servantboy777
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To: ohioman

Yes. I’d agree. They want revenge for ‘injustices’, real and most importantly, imagined.


30 posted on 09/19/2012 11:24:28 AM PDT by liberalh8ter (If Barack has a memory like a steel trap, why can't he remember what the Constitution says?)
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To: servantboy777

This inevitably leads to abuses by bad elements within good agencies.

maybe, but it’s never happened to me.


31 posted on 09/19/2012 11:36:18 AM PDT by V_TWIN (obama=where there's smoke, there's mirrors)
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To: V_TWIN
More and more folks are ceding their rights these days. You sound like one of them...all due respect.

Now we have biometric databases at the local level, facial recognition, drones flying over our skies, TSA groping us, DHS militarizing our local law enforcement agencies, EPA regulation controlling what you drive or eat, xray vans roaming the highways, patriot act allowing warrantless wiretaps/probing through your financial affairs, NDAA stating warrantless/indefinite detentions of American citizens, the watering down of Posse Comitatus in recent years, checks and balances that safeguard the division of federal powers being ignored, feds mandating your healthcare, highway blockades checking for everything from insurance to registration to questioning your citizenship....even American citizens.

These were once topics of conspiracy...not any more!!!

Fight for your freedoms and privacy or one day you'll wake up without them completely.

32 posted on 09/19/2012 11:59:04 AM PDT by servantboy777
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To: servantboy777

I thought this thread was about George Zimmerman’s attorneys requesting trayvon’s school records and Facebook information.


33 posted on 09/20/2012 6:03:26 AM PDT by V_TWIN (obama=where there's smoke, there's mirrors)
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To: V_TWIN

Sorry...your right. Steppin off my soap box.


34 posted on 09/20/2012 7:23:06 AM PDT by servantboy777
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To: servantboy777

No problem, I appreciate your passion for the Constitution.

May I ask if you agree or disagree that GZ’s defense attorneys should be allowed to obtain the school records and Facebook info?


35 posted on 09/20/2012 8:33:12 AM PDT by V_TWIN (obama=where there's smoke, there's mirrors)
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To: V_TWIN
Yes, they should be allowed if (evidence) is found that would support intent.

Example: FB postings that reveal gang affiliation, boasting of past instances of assaults and or criminal behavior. School disciplinary records that may indicate TM has a history of violence should be a part of GZ’s defense.

The guy (TM) was a thug in my opinion. I guess my position is to take care not to run rough shot over constitutional rights.

36 posted on 09/21/2012 6:20:19 AM PDT by servantboy777
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To: V_TWIN
Yes, they should be allowed if (evidence) is found that would support intent.

Example: FB postings that reveal gang affiliation, boasting of past instances of assaults and or criminal behavior. School disciplinary records that may indicate TM has a history of violence should be a part of GZ’s defense.

The guy (TM) was a thug in my opinion. I guess my position is to take care not to run roughshot over constitutional rights.

37 posted on 09/21/2012 6:38:51 AM PDT by servantboy777
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To: servantboy777

Ded-gum slow server. Sorry for the double tap...lol


38 posted on 09/21/2012 6:40:31 AM PDT by servantboy777
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