Shellie Zimmerman, wife of George Zimmerman, was scheduled to appear in court on Wednesday, for a hearing on perjury charges brought against her in connection with her husband’s recent murder trial.

This hearing has been postponed.

In place of the trial, a status conference on her upcoming has been scheduled for next week.  There is no new trial date yet.

Shellie Zimmerman, wife of George Zimmerman, charged with perjury

Shellie Zimmerman, wife of George Zimmerman, charged with perjury

Professor Jacobson has previously covered in detail the very weak basis for this perjury charge, here:

Next up: Florida v. Shellie Zimmerman

and here:

Perjury charge against Shellie Zimmerman raises more questions of prosecutorial overreaching (Update: Prosecution misleadingly edited transcript)

As one might expect, the Professor hit all the key points in his previous posts, so I won’t repeat the analysis here–click the links above to learn all you need to know on the matter.

–Andrew, @LawSelfDefense


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