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George Zimmerman was fed up with "punks" getting away with crime and shot 17-year-old Trayvon Martin "because he wanted to," not because he had to, prosecutors argued Monday, while the neighborhood watch volunteer's attorney said the killing was self-defense against a young man who was slamming Zimmerman's head against the pavement.
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George Zimmerman's defense attorneys on Thursday released information from 17-year-old Trayvon Martin's cellphone that include the teen texting with a friend about fighting and smoking marijuana and photos that show a gun and what appears to be a potted marijuana plant.
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In the year since it landed on the international news radar, the Trayvon Martin case has raised a global discussion about Florida's controversial "Stand Your Ground" law. But in a stunning twist of events Tuesday morning, George Zimmerman's attorneys waived their client's right to a scheduled April 22 hearing that was to be held under the law that has sparked so much debate, ABC news reports.
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Zimmerman admitted to police that he shot Martin, but claimed he acted in self-defense. He was later arrested and charged
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The latest updates in the case surfaced as another Florida shooting caught the nation's attention, bringing the state's controversial
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Not long after, Zimmerman followed Martin and a confrontation ensued, during which Zimmerman pulled out a handgun and fired
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Corey prosecuted the case of Marissa Alexander, a mother of three in Jacksonville who was sentenced in May to 20 years in
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Through the website, which has since been taken down, Zimmerman raised some $200,000. The announcement of the amount raised
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George Zimmerman said he was acting in self defense when he fatally shot an unarmed 17-year-old who was walking home from