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Zimmerman seeking release from jail on bond Friday [LIVE COVERAGE LINK]
NBC6 Miami ^ | Apr 20, 2012 | Brian Hamacher

Posted on 04/20/2012 7:19:36 AM PDT by kevcol

http://www.nbcmiami.com/news/George-Zimmerman-Due-in-Court-for-Bond-Hearing-in-Trayvon-Martin-Case-148238565.html


TOPICS: Breaking News; Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: blackkk; florida; georgezimmerman; trayvon; trayvonmartin; zimmerman; zimmermanhearing; zimmermanlivehearing
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Currently questioning GZ's wife on the phone - State is bending into pretzels to make GZ out to be a "violent" person lol. GZ's attorney is making them look stupid.

State asking why she never went to Prosecutor about perceived threats...umm they didn;t know about BPP bounty? BS!

1 posted on 04/20/2012 7:19:41 AM PDT by kevcol
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To: kevcol

Another photo was released showing alot of blood on GZ’s head.


2 posted on 04/20/2012 7:22:15 AM PDT by junta ("Peace is a racket", testimony from crime boss Barrack Hussein Obama.)
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To: kevcol

DirecTV channel 246


3 posted on 04/20/2012 7:22:32 AM PDT by taillightchaser (Third party=four more years of marxism)
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To: junta

Wow, GZ’s attorney is making the investigators look like complete tools. This will not go to trial.


4 posted on 04/20/2012 7:24:02 AM PDT by kevcol
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To: kevcol

Zimmerman’s attorney is pounding the State’s investiagtor and his choice of words that were used in their affadavit...


5 posted on 04/20/2012 7:24:45 AM PDT by Beaten Valve
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To: kevcol

I have always been led to believe that the trial comes after the bail hearing.


6 posted on 04/20/2012 7:25:00 AM PDT by LFOD (Formerly - Iraq, Afgahnistan - back home in Dixie.)
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To: kevcol

So the state is following the mob theory?


7 posted on 04/20/2012 7:25:43 AM PDT by Jaded (Really? Seriously?)
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To: kevcol

who’s watching????

this state’s atty investigator is a complete BOOB!!!!!


8 posted on 04/20/2012 7:26:04 AM PDT by spacejunkie2001
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To: kevcol

The State is going to have to lay out more of their evidence today if they want to try and keep Zimmerman jailed.

His lawyer is picking apart the State’s affadavit...


9 posted on 04/20/2012 7:27:30 AM PDT by Beaten Valve
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To: kevcol

The arm band shackles seem like a game being played by the security. Generally, there are no arm shackles for this type of self surrender defendant. at most it is handcuffs behind the back until the actual start of the hearing.


10 posted on 04/20/2012 7:28:25 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: kevcol

http://www.myfoxorlando.com/subindex/our_programs/live

I’ve been watching since the hearing started- Zimmerman’s wife is very strong and a no-nonsense kind of person. His lawyer is fantastic. His mother and father both calm and forthright. The state looks as though it’s digging for buried treasure - in an empty sandpit.


11 posted on 04/20/2012 7:29:12 AM PDT by SE Mom (Proud mom of an Iraq war combat vet)
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To: Jaded
So the state is following the mob theory?

yes, and they have nothing but assumptions fitted to a particular point of view. this is not going well for the State. GZ's attorney just went line for line through the probable cause document asking for the facts from which the statements were derived, the investigator kept repeating "those were not my words, not sure who put them in there, 3 people agreed on the wording" ... and GZ's attorney "well you signed/swore to it didn't you?"
12 posted on 04/20/2012 7:29:29 AM PDT by kevcol
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To: kevcol
When I first heard Zimmerman's attorney, I thought of a slender Perry Mason. And like all of Perry's court cases, I expect someone to jump out of the audience and say "Tray said he was going after the ......"

Tray's girlfriend?? I'm almost betting that she heard more than she said...

13 posted on 04/20/2012 7:31:28 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: LFOD

the state has to justify their demand for no bond. At the start of this hearing all they had was the pc affidavit. (the document Dershowitz called “unethical”)

So the state has to try and salvage something not even a first year law student would write.


14 posted on 04/20/2012 7:31:34 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: SE Mom

I think the guy on the stand just LIED big time by saying he had not heard that Trayvon’s father said that was NOT his son’s voice.


15 posted on 04/20/2012 7:31:47 AM PDT by spacejunkie2001
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To: kevcol

Great job folks. I’m at work and can’t watch the precedings. PLEASE keep up updated. You are much appreciated.

no dems


16 posted on 04/20/2012 7:32:06 AM PDT by no dems (TED CRUZ: A PROVEN CONSERVATIVE FOR U.S. SENATE FROM TEXAS.)
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To: kevcol

I’d like to know the time difference between when he left 7-1l and the confrontation at about 7:15. Also, if he was the only one at the condo, IIRC his father said, why hang out in the rain?


17 posted on 04/20/2012 7:33:06 AM PDT by Jaded (Really? Seriously?)
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To: no dems

this is a bloodbath for the state and if the judge doesn’t allow very low bond or even throw this case out I will be VERY surprised.

The state’s case is an utter joke.


18 posted on 04/20/2012 7:34:04 AM PDT by spacejunkie2001
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To: SE Mom
I’ve been watching since the hearing started- Zimmerman’s wife is very strong and a no-nonsense kind of person. His lawyer is fantastic. His mother and father both calm and forthright. The state looks as though it’s digging for buried treasure - in an empty sandpit.

Agree. I think some of the folks are starting to realize this could have a detrimental effect on their careers and/or land them back in court as a defendent. Investigator looked very nervous up there. He was not expecting to be called and was visibly shaky while defending (or not) the wording in the probable cause doc. Keeps referring everything to the other investigator "it wasn't me who did that/wrote that" lol.
19 posted on 04/20/2012 7:34:59 AM PDT by kevcol
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To: kevcol

State now trying to recover by relying on evidence/testimony not in evidence (objection - sustained). State is in total panic mode.


20 posted on 04/20/2012 7:38:15 AM PDT by kevcol
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To: kevcol

This whole hearing is a joke.


21 posted on 04/20/2012 7:39:54 AM PDT by goseminoles
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To: kevcol

There was a statement made yesterdy by Crump something to the effect of “it didn’t matter if Trayvon attacked Zimmerman, Zimmerman had no right to shoot Trayvon”. Speaks volumes.

The state is tap-dancing to avoid the cold hard facts.


22 posted on 04/20/2012 7:40:04 AM PDT by Jaded (Really? Seriously?)
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To: kevcol

this boob on the stand is claiming all kinds of ‘fake’ evidence about george ‘chasing’ trayvon and says he has no other info but the fake stuff (and the call george made) but doesn’t actually use george’s statements as evidence and o’mara calls him on it.


23 posted on 04/20/2012 7:41:09 AM PDT by spacejunkie2001
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To: spacejunkie2001

The “investigator” looks and sounds so nervous it’s unsettling...cops on stand are usually strong and assured. This is interesting...the state is trying to put on a trial today.


24 posted on 04/20/2012 7:42:06 AM PDT by SE Mom (Proud mom of an Iraq war combat vet)
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To: longtermmemmory

Not true. Its common practice for arm and leg restraints to transport prisoners to and from court. I’ve worked in a Florida jail. This is done for all. No matter the severity of the offense.


25 posted on 04/20/2012 7:42:36 AM PDT by goseminoles
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To: kevcol

Why is George Lucas up on the stand? Ha

But seriously, sounds like this investigator has very weak evidence..GZ attorney tearing him up


26 posted on 04/20/2012 7:43:44 AM PDT by rainee
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To: SE Mom

this guy has GOT to be kicking his own ass for signing this affidavit and then having to answer for how weak it is.


27 posted on 04/20/2012 7:43:51 AM PDT by spacejunkie2001
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To: SE Mom
This is interesting...the state is trying to put on a trial today.

Interesting, true, but state actually had no witnesses (they told judge no witnesses) - these were called by the defense. Its the defense who is pushing the envelope, and its been very effective. If the plan is to show the charges as bogus for all the world to see - its working.
28 posted on 04/20/2012 7:45:06 AM PDT by kevcol
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To: goseminoles

Has he been unshackled?


29 posted on 04/20/2012 7:45:49 AM PDT by Never on my watch (I'd rather light a candle than curse the flatulence.)
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To: All

PERRY MASON LIVES !!!!!!!!!!!!


30 posted on 04/20/2012 7:46:38 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: longtermmemmory

>> The arm band shackles seem like a game being played by the security.

That’s disgusting. They should be ashamed of themselves.


31 posted on 04/20/2012 7:46:43 AM PDT by Nervous Tick (Trust in God, but row away from the rocks!)
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To: kevcol

it’s almost likg the the state is making the case for gz. they have NO witnesses that contradict other than unnamed sources.


32 posted on 04/20/2012 7:47:58 AM PDT by spacejunkie2001
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To: kevcol

What a MESS, eh? The state is Alice in Wonderland here. They start out with not enough evidence to arrest the guy- NOW they try to find enough evidence to convict him of 2nd degree murder. Pppffftttt...


33 posted on 04/20/2012 7:48:43 AM PDT by SE Mom (Proud mom of an Iraq war combat vet)
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Prosecutor is flustered and angry, "I had no idea your honor that we would be trying this case today!"

Defense is forcing them to play all their cards (or show lack of) and they don't like it.
34 posted on 04/20/2012 7:49:43 AM PDT by kevcol
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To: Nervous Tick
The arm band shackles seem like a game being played by the security.

It does seem to undermine the presumption of innocence.

35 posted on 04/20/2012 7:50:00 AM PDT by Never on my watch (I'd rather light a candle than curse the flatulence.)
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To: goseminoles

They need Al Pacino to break in and go “YOU’RE OUT OF ORDER, YOU’RE OUT OF ORDER, THE WHOLE TRIAL IS OUT OF ORDER!”


36 posted on 04/20/2012 7:50:06 AM PDT by dfwgator (Don't wake up in a roadside ditch. Get rid of Romney.)
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To: spacejunkie2001

judge just asked witness how far away was the shot fired. fatass says close proximity. powder burns on sweatshirt.

now asking witness about george’s injuries. state tried to say that have a witness that says the head bashing wasn’t true.


37 posted on 04/20/2012 7:51:14 AM PDT by spacejunkie2001
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To: SE Mom

He also seems to have trouble understanding straight forward questions.


38 posted on 04/20/2012 7:51:40 AM PDT by CaptainK (...please make it stop. Shake a can of pennies at it.)
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To: SE Mom

“Suggested” his head was being bashed into the concrete? This is a c-f. A serious c-f.


39 posted on 04/20/2012 7:52:24 AM PDT by Jaded (Really? Seriously?)
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To: kevcol

I think all those involved for the state are realizing one of them will be the fall guy.


40 posted on 04/20/2012 7:52:34 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: kevcol

Where is our resident “25 year prosecutor” who had absolutely no doubt GZ should have been charged to offer his explanation of this lopsided hearing?


41 posted on 04/20/2012 7:52:56 AM PDT by kevcol
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To: kevcol
Another perspective of this Travon affair, worth the watch:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LONUecnsMb8

42 posted on 04/20/2012 7:53:00 AM PDT by where's_the_Outrage?
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To: longtermmemmory

calling george to the stand!!!


43 posted on 04/20/2012 7:53:32 AM PDT by spacejunkie2001
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To: kevcol

You’re right- it’s NOT the state trying the case- lol..it’s the defense. O’Mara is a smart man and is using every inch of leeway he’s got.


44 posted on 04/20/2012 7:53:35 AM PDT by SE Mom (Proud mom of an Iraq war combat vet)
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To: Jaded

Uh Oh!

Client wants to make a statement.


45 posted on 04/20/2012 7:53:54 AM PDT by Never on my watch (I'd rather light a candle than curse the flatulence.)
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To: kevcol

>> His lawyer is fantastic.

Praise God! I was hoping O’Mara would do right by Mr. Zimmerman, and it appears that he is.

Continuing to pray for Zimmerman, his family, and Mr. O’Mara, and for the judge as well, that he not succumb to the political pressure but do the right thing.

“He that justifieth the wicked, and he that condemneth the righteous, Both of them alike are an abomination to Jehovah.” — Proverbs 17:15


46 posted on 04/20/2012 7:54:47 AM PDT by Nervous Tick (Trust in God, but row away from the rocks!)
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To: kevcol
He's probably safer in custody.

Now, if anything happens to him, can Farrakhan, Sharpton and Jesse Jackson be charged as accessories for placing a bounty on his head?

47 posted on 04/20/2012 7:55:08 AM PDT by The Sons of Liberty (Sworn to Defend The Constitution Against ALL Enemies, Foreign and Domestic. So Help Me GOD!)
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To: SE Mom

The state is pushing a political case with no evidence.

So the witness just stated the shot was in close proximity.

We have no seen the bloody head picture. (who caused that to be a bloody head?)

What other evidence is the state concealing?


48 posted on 04/20/2012 7:55:42 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: kevcol

Zimmerman’s on the stand now.

Apologized to Martin’s family...


49 posted on 04/20/2012 7:56:09 AM PDT by Beaten Valve
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To: Beaten Valve

what kinda questions are these...he is GUILTY of nothing yet


50 posted on 04/20/2012 7:56:53 AM PDT by advertising guy (Sarah just jumped..........game on boys.)
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