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George Zimmerman's defense team gets Trayvon Martin's school records
Clickorlando.com ^ | January 18, 2013 | Clickorlando.com

Posted on 01/18/2013 8:58:42 AM PST by Uncle Chip

ORLANDO, Fla. - The defense team for George Zimmerman, the neighborhood watchman charged with shooting and killing 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, has received Martin's school records, but won't release it to the public, according to the defense website.

Zimmerman's attorney, former Local 6 legal analyst Mark O'Mara, writes on GZLegalCase.com that Martin's records are protected and shouldn't be part of the public record.

"A number of parties have expressed concern that we will use information found in the school records to “demonize” Trayvon Martin," O'Mara writes. "The Zimmerman defense has no intention to demonize Trayvon Martin. While we believe that George Zimmerman has been unjustly demonized as a racist and a murderer by those who saw benefit in doing so, nothing would justify a reciprocal attack on the character and memory of Trayvon Martin."

The defense does say they plan to challenge Martin's representation as the several-years-old pictures of Martin as a boy.

"We do, for instance, have an interest in presenting Trayvon Martin accurately as he appeared on the night of February 26, 2012, and that will include challenging the several-years-old photo of Trayvon Martin as a boy wearing a red shirt -- the photo that has become the popular representation of him in the minds of the public at large," O'Mara writes. "If the memory of Trayvon Martin is going to be a catalyst for a conversation about race relations in America, then we should have an honest conversation."

(Excerpt) Read more at clickorlando.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: banglist; standyourground; trayvonmartin; zimmerman
In other filings today at gzlegalcase.com:

DEFENDANT'S SUPPLEMENTAL NOTICE OF RECIPROCAL DISCOVERY ON 18 JANUARY 2013.

The defense has filed DEFENDANT’S SUPPLEMENTAL NOTICE OF RECIPROCAL DISCOVERY. The notice cites several items found in the records of the Florida Department of Law Enforcement that had not previously been disclosed or furnished to the defense. Once these items have been redacted we will post them to our website.

MOTION FOR SUBPOENA DUCES TECUM TO AMERICAN BROADCASTING COMPANY (ABC)ON 18 JANUARY 2013.

The defense has filed the following MOTION FOR SUBPOENA DUCES TECUM TO AMERICAN BROADCASTING COMPANY (ABC), ALSO KNOW AS AMERICAN BROADCASTING COMPANIES. (ABC,INC.), AND ITS DIVISIONS, SUBSIDIARIES, AND AFFILIATES.

1 posted on 01/18/2013 8:58:59 AM PST by Uncle Chip
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Live Links to:

http://www.gzlegalcase.com/

The list of what the prosecution was hiding and didn’t want the defense to have:

http://184.172.211.159/~gzdocs/documents/0113/defendant_supplemental_discovery.pdf

And finally, ABC’s invitation to the party:

http://184.172.211.159/~gzdocs/documents/0113/motion_for_sub_to_abc.pdf


2 posted on 01/18/2013 9:03:44 AM PST by Uncle Chip
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To: Uncle Chip

Get the popcorn ready.


3 posted on 01/18/2013 9:04:12 AM PST by V_TWIN (obama=where there's smoke, there's mirrors)
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To: Uncle Chip

Good. They are going to fight this, and fight it smart.

How many and to what extent the court will grant these motions will tell a lot about whether there will be an American trial or a Moscow show trial.


4 posted on 01/18/2013 9:04:18 AM PST by Psalm 144 (Capitol to the districts: "May the odds be ever in your favor.")
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To: Uncle Chip

Will justice be achieved? It will be hard, now that an innocent man’s life is ruined by media and leftists needing to squeeze out a little bit more White Guilt before the election.


5 posted on 01/18/2013 9:14:01 AM PST by I want the USA back
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To: Uncle Chip

“The Zimmerman defense has no intention to demonize Trayvon Martin.”

This kid’s own behavior and record will probably do that all by itself.


6 posted on 01/18/2013 9:24:09 AM PST by V_TWIN (obama=where there's smoke, there's mirrors)
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To: Uncle Chip
Sounds like progress. I love the subpoena of ABC, too, that should yield some interesting information.
7 posted on 01/18/2013 9:46:27 AM PST by hinckley buzzard
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To: Psalm 144

They may need a change of venue as it seems there is lots of corruption going on in the Orlando area.


8 posted on 01/18/2013 9:59:59 AM PST by cradle of freedom (Long live the Republic !)
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To: Uncle Chip
can we get Obama's school records too?

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9 posted on 01/18/2013 10:00:15 AM PST by Elle Bee
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To: I want the USA back
Make that White guilt and Black rage. The Trayvon Martin martyrdom was all about getting the Black rage machine going at full throttle to get all those angry Black voters out to the polls to reelect Obama. They do this every four years.
10 posted on 01/18/2013 10:04:01 AM PST by cradle of freedom (Long live the Republic !)
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A Nejame opinion:

http://www.cfnews13.com/content/news/cfnews13/video.html?clip=http://static.cfnews13.com/newsvideo/cfn/NEJAME-ZIMMERMAN-INTERVIEW-WEB.flv&vtitle=Mark%20NeJame%20on%20Trayvon%20Martin%27s%20school%20records


11 posted on 01/18/2013 10:16:42 AM PST by Uncle Chip
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To: Elle Bee

“The defense team for George Zimmerman, the neighborhood watchman charged with shooting and killing 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, has received Martin’s school records, but won’t release it to the public, according to the defense website.”

I’ll take “why is Trayvon Martin like Barack Hussein Obama” Alex...


12 posted on 01/18/2013 10:21:17 AM PST by Yehuda
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Defense deposes witness who says Trayvon was on top, Zimmerman crying for help

http://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/local/breakingnews/os-trayvon-witness-says-trayvon-on-top-20130117,0,3142019.story

One of the most important defense witnesses in the George Zimmerman murder case – the one who told police he saw Trayvon Martin straddling Zimmerman and “throwing down blows on the guy kinda MMA-style,” was quietly brought to the Seminole County Courthouse Dec. 11 and deposed, according to new court paperwork.

The man, identified in court records only as “witness 6,” was a neighbor who told authorities he heard and saw the fight.

By identifying the clothes they wore, he told police that Zimmerman was on the bottom, was being beat up and was crying for help......


13 posted on 01/18/2013 10:34:32 AM PST by Uncle Chip
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The state had no case and still has no case, per Nejame and Gerragos. Having sworn in court they are boxed in:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=Mlte_VAXENQ#!


14 posted on 01/18/2013 10:52:06 AM PST by Uncle Chip
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To: Psalm 144
How many and to what extent the court will grant these motions will tell a lot about whether there will be an American trial or a Moscow show trial.

The state has already made it abundantly clear it's persecuting Zimmerman with a show trial. I won't be surprised if he's found guilty at the conclusion of a blatantly obviously prejudicial trial; I deeply hope his conviction will be summarily dismissed on appeal.

15 posted on 01/18/2013 11:31:20 AM PST by Standing Wolf
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To: Yehuda
I think you win double jeporady

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16 posted on 01/18/2013 12:16:44 PM PST by Elle Bee
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To: Yehuda
I think you win double jeporady

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17 posted on 01/18/2013 12:17:04 PM PST by Elle Bee
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To: Elle Bee

Thank you thank you!


18 posted on 01/20/2013 9:53:38 PM PST by Yehuda
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