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Day 17 (Week #4) Zimmerman Trial Witness Discussion Thread
The Conservative Treehouse ^ | July 2, 2013 | Sundance

Posted on 07/02/2013 5:16:14 AM PDT by Uncle Chip

Today, July 2nd, is DAY #17 (of 4th week) State of Florida V. George Zimmerman case.

Today Detective Chris Serino will be back on the stand. [Yesterday ended] on the stand with Chris Serino, who was the lead investigator for the Sanford Police Department on the Trayyvon Martin shooting.

Defense counsel Mark O’Mara led cross-examination with his usual consummate skill, obtaining responses from this witness–remember, the State’s witness–that all but completely guts the State’s charge in this case.

Among the key revelations so far: Zimmerman was always completely cooperative, open, and straightforward with all the police investigators over many weeks of multiple interviews, both in person at the police station and phone. The sense given is that Zimmerman demonstrated endless patience. (continue reading summary)

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KEYWORDS: georgezimmerman; martin; trayvonmartin; zimmerman
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Today Serino will likely have to explain why he filed his manslaughter capias when all evidence pointed to self defense.

He will need a stiff drink before and after his testimony.

1 posted on 07/02/2013 5:16:14 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: Uncle Chip
I can hear O'Mara's opening line....

"Thank God", pause...."Thank God", pause....Thank God"

2 posted on 07/02/2013 5:19:08 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: Uncle Chip

Watch and learn with emphasis to some to “watch.” Yesterday the thread was IMHO, hijacked by two or three people on one or two topics.


3 posted on 07/02/2013 5:19:45 AM PDT by Mercat
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To: Uncle Chip

Bookmark


4 posted on 07/02/2013 5:23:54 AM PDT by DocRock (All they that TAKE the sword shall perish with the sword. Matthew 26:52 Gun grabbers beware.)
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To: Uncle Chip

Can we get everyone to ignore the screaming banshees who claim St Skittles was being followed. It is irrelevant to the case and there is nothing illegal about it.


5 posted on 07/02/2013 5:24:08 AM PDT by VRWC For Truth (Roberts has perverted the Constitution)
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To: Uncle Chip

I think yesterday was topped off by OM asking Serino at the last moment,Do you think Z was telling the truth after all your attempts to trip him up and Serino sez YES.


6 posted on 07/02/2013 5:24:47 AM PDT by CGASMIA68
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To: Uncle Chip

NPR actually reported taht Serino testified that he believed Z and mentioned his apparently sincere relief when told the whole thing was captured on video.

He said either Z is telling the truth or he is a pathalogical liar. So, barring expert testimony that Z is a pathalogical liar, this is good, especially considering NPR reported it.


7 posted on 07/02/2013 5:25:55 AM PDT by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: Uncle Chip

Bump for further investigation. Going to listen to the wet grass first. Trying to determine if water wet grass sounds different than dew wet grass.


8 posted on 07/02/2013 5:26:11 AM PDT by WKB
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To: Mercat

I apologize for my posts about the car testimony in My Cousin Vinny. But the refusal by editor-surveyor to let the phone delay issue go was kinda wierd.


9 posted on 07/02/2013 5:27:15 AM PDT by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: t1b8zs

Yes, wasn’t that a wonderful moment? I just hope and pray the jurors were paying attention.


10 posted on 07/02/2013 5:27:24 AM PDT by MomofMarine
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To: cuban leaf

Oops. I’m doing it again...


11 posted on 07/02/2013 5:27:31 AM PDT by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: Uncle Chip

Thanks again UC.


12 posted on 07/02/2013 5:27:43 AM PDT by DCBryan1 (No realli, moose bytes can be quite nasti!!)
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To: Bronzy; hoosiermama; dragnet2; BuckeyeTexan; fatima; sheikdetailfeather; SWAMPSNIPER; sport; ...

Four Live Stream Links:

http://www.wftv.com/s/zimmerman-livestream/

http://wildabouttrial.com/george-zimmerman-live-stream.html

http://livewire.wesh.com/

http://www.clickorlando.com/

Here are some additional *possible* Links to the Hearing:

WFTV http://www.wftv.com/s/zimmerman-livestream/

Click Orlando http://www.clickorlando.com/news/trayvo … index.html

Orlando Sentinel (Fox 35 live stream) http://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/loc … on-martin/

WESH http://www.wesh.com/news/central-florid … index.html

cfnews http://www.cfnews13.com/content/news/cf … artin.html

MyfoxOrlando http://www.myfoxorlando.com/category/23 … von-martin

CNN http://edition.cnn.com/US/

TruTV/InSession link: http://www.superusvoxtv.com/index.php/speciality/tru-tv


13 posted on 07/02/2013 5:28:39 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: Sacajaweau

Prosecutor: "IDENTICAL! That young Trayvon was on top, being pummeled to death by Zimmerman, who was on the bottom, and Trayvon was just trying to get away before Zimmerman chased him down and shot him before his 12th birthday!"

14 posted on 07/02/2013 5:30:57 AM PDT by DCBryan1 (No realli, moose bytes can be quite nasti!!)
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To: Uncle Chip
-- He will need a stiff drink before and after his testimony. --

He's comfortable. He got rid of his lawyer, doesn't have anything to hide.

The state doesn't want to get into why Serino "recommended a charge of manslaughter." That is a messy can of worms, more for the state than for Serino.

Serino made up a bogus rationale for a conclusion of manslaughter (could have avoided the outcome of being beaten by a thug by staying in the car) in order to appease Smith and other racist officers in SPD, and to shift heat and attention from being piled onto SPD, to being piled on the state attorney office. He figured the case would die there.

15 posted on 07/02/2013 5:32:04 AM PDT by Cboldt
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To: Uncle Chip
Today Serino will likely have to explain why he filed his manslaughter capias when all evidence pointed to self defense.

Assuming there may be a few others who, like me, did not follow all the developments in this case in real time, here is a wiki article that may help

Shooting of Trayvon Martin

16 posted on 07/02/2013 5:33:05 AM PDT by don-o (He will not share His glory, and He will not be mocked! Blessed be the Name of the Lord forever!)
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To: Uncle Chip
Just thought I'd share some comments from other sites:

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I'm sick to my stomach watching GZ side of the story! He's so fu of cheap and knows that TM can't defend himself now. Unfortunately there's only one side of the story now. Look how far is the clubhouse to where the fight happened. GZ walked to far in pursuing him.

He should have stood by the entrance waiting for police and THEN they could have patrolled the area with flashlights. Point blank. And TM had every right to defend himself. And no one can reach for a holster and take a gun so GZ IS FULL OF IT. if he knows so much about guns and security then he would know that TM couldn't easily take his gun away. He's a punk for approaching someone who probably did kick his butt and then shot him. And I too thought that maybe GZ self inflicted himself to show he used self defense!!! He had enough time to think all this through after he shot him and it was dark outside. Ughhh I'm do disgusted. I hope the jurors see all this.

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I am with you, I believe Trayvon was on the bottom and used the can to defend him self, that's where those cuts came from, had GZ been on the bottom no way could Trayvon hit him in the back of his head, that's where he had to come up with the side walk story!

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Zimmerman is lying. He had his gun out the whole time talking stuff to Trayvon making up what he was going to say the whole time and it is so simple to do. You can take a gun, shoot someone, grab the individual and throw them on top of you with no problem. There are some sick people just itching to shoot others especially if they are prejudice. You are told not to follow but he did it any way knowing he had a gun on him and he was not scared because of this fact.He had Travon screaming saying to him that he was going to die tonight then lied and said Travon said this to him. Nancy you got it right and I know for a fact it happens.

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This is the kind of utter lunacy going on out there, folks. It's sad.

17 posted on 07/02/2013 5:33:08 AM PDT by 101stAirborneVet
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To: MomofMarine

I assume that MOM will open by refreshing the memory of the jury as to Serino’s closing words - just in case they missed their full import.


18 posted on 07/02/2013 5:34:40 AM PDT by bjc
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To: VRWC For Truth
How can Zimmerman follow a person he can't see, and doesn't know where they went?

The meme yesterday surrounded he remark that he didn't want to get out of his car when Martin was starting him down because he had fear. He also said he didn't want to confront Martin. Anyway, the question I ask there is "Are you afraid of a person who is running away to evade you?"

19 posted on 07/02/2013 5:34:50 AM PDT by Cboldt
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To: WKB
-- Trying to determine if water wet grass sounds different than dew wet grass. --

That's retarded, sir.

20 posted on 07/02/2013 5:35:44 AM PDT by Cboldt
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