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Alan Grayson entitled to same presumption of innocence as George Zimmerman

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at 7:05pm 3/4/2014 at 7:05pm

Alan Grayson’s wife, Lolita, has accused Grayson of physical battery, and obtained a protective order.

The Orlando Sentinel reports:

A judge has granted a temporary protective injunction against U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson after his wife filed paperwork accusing the Orlando congressman of shoving and injuring her during an incident this past weekend.

Lolita Grayson’s...

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Video: Kansas City policeman shoots attacker on top and punching

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 7:20pm 2/25/2014 at 7:20pm

For a dramatic example of how quickly a fight can go bad even for a trained, experienced, and armed police officer against an unarmed aggressor — an example with eerie parallels to George Zimmerman’s defensive shooting of Trayvon Martin — see this bit of cellphone video.

It captures a Kansas City Police...

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Zimmerman case was everything Dunn case was not

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 17, 2014 at 8:38pm 2/17/2014 at 8:38pm

The Zimmerman and Dunn cases have been lumped together by many commentators, but the cases had almost nothing in common.

Based on the evidence presented in court, the Zimmerman jury got it right. Based on the evidence presented in court, the Dunn jury got the murder count wrong in deadlocking — although...

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George Zimmerman v. DMX Boxing Match (Reader Poll – Who do you want to win?)

http://www.orlandosentinel.com/features/blogs/gone-viral/os-george-zimmerman-kanye-west-20140204,0,6853538.post
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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 5, 2014 at 11:03am 2/5/2014 at 11:03am
http://www.orlandosentinel.com/features/blogs/gone-viral/os-george-zimmerman-kanye-west-20140204,0,6853538.post

Apparently this is for real.

Via TMZ

It’s official … X gonna give it to George Zimmerman — TMZ has learned, rapper DMX has just been named Zimmerman’s opponent in his upcoming celebrity boxing match.

Celebrity boxing promoter Damon Feldman tells us, DMX was selected out of 15,000 applicants … all of whom wanted a...

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Florida Bar clears Mark O’Mara of suborning Shellie Zimmerman perjury

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 25, 2014 at 10:00am 1/25/2014 at 10:00am

In the aftermath of Shellie Zimmerman’s perjury charges, the Florida Bar opened an investigation into whether George Zimmerman’s lawyer Mark O’Mara may have solicited her false testimony.

Shellie Zimmerman ultimately accepted a plea offer on the charges, receiving one year probation and no jail time, as reported here at Legal Insurrection: Shellie...

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AP wants George Zimmerman to suffer for his art

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 24, 2014 at 7:25pm 1/24/2014 at 7:25pm

Last month, Zimmerman earned a winning bid of just over $100,000 on eBay for one of his paintings.

The Associated Press, however, says that Zimmerman’s latest painting is a direct copy of one of the news agency’s photos and is demanding that any sale of the artwork be halted.

From the Associated Press:

The Associated Press has demanded that...

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Zimmerman Attorney Mark O’Mara Named “National Criminal Trial Lawyer of 2013”

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 23, 2014 at 5:01pm 1/23/2014 at 5:01pm

Attorney Mark O’Mara is, of course, the lawyer who last summer successfully represented George Zimmerman against second degree murder charges for the shooting death of Trayvon Martin.

Throughout my coverage of the trial here at Legal Insurrection I frequently noted how O’Mara’s cool demeanor and outstanding legal skills — along with the...

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Low information artist tries to cash in on Zimmerman success

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 25, 2013 at 8:20pm 12/25/2013 at 8:20pm

The painting above is, or was, available on Ebay, and was catching on after George Zimmerman’s famous art success.

It portrays George Zimmerman as a hooded Klansman executing Trayvon.

At this point, people like that artist are beyond hope. He obviously didn’t watch...

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George Zimmerman sells painting for $100k, gets guns and girlfriend back

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 23, 2013 at 7:00am 12/23/2013 at 7:00am

These are good days for George Zimmerman. He’s selling art for big bucks, he got his guns back, and …, um, well, he’s back with Samantha Sheibe.

Becca Lower brings us all this news which may portend more blog posts here in the future.

From the L.A. Times:

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Prosecutors to drop Zimmerman domestic violence charges

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at 4:51pm 12/11/2013 at 4:51pm

Just days ago we reported that George Zimmerman’s girlfriend wanted to drop charges and filed a court affidavit denying that any crime was committed.

Prosecutors just announced that the State will drop charges.  Zimmerman’s ankle monitor was removed and he is a completely free man now.

Via AP:

Prosecutors say they will not file domestic...

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George Zimmerman’s girlfriend wants to drop charges

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 9, 2013 at 5:23pm 12/9/2013 at 5:23pm

I told you there were problems with the most recent arrest of George Zimmerman allegedly for pointing a shotgun at his girlfriend, when it came out that the girlfriend, Samantha Scheibe, was shopping for a paid interview prior to the incident.

Now, according to court filings (embedded at bottom of post), Sheibe...

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Zimmerman’s new lawyer, old guns

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 26, 2013 at 9:34pm 11/26/2013 at 9:34pm

George Zimmerman has hired Jayne Weintraub to defend the domestic assault charges arising out of accusations from Zimmerman’s girlfriend, Samantha Scheibe:

George Zimmerman has hired a new lawyer to handle the domestic violence case against him.

The public defender who was representing Zimmerman tells local media that he has hired attorney and frequent...

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Developing Zimmerman defense narrative: Girlfriend set him up

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 22, 2013 at 3:57pm 11/22/2013 at 3:57pm

Almost as soon as George Zimmerman was arrested, a report surfaced that girlfriend Samantha Scheibe, who made the dramatic phone call to 911, had been shopping her story to national media for several weeks — but no one would pay her what she wanted.

The Orlando Sentinel confirmed that at least one national media...

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Zimmerman girlfriend shopping interview for money prior to 911 call

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 20, 2013 at 10:27am 11/20/2013 at 10:27am

This is interesting.

George Zimmerman’s girlfriend, Samantha Scheibe, who called 911 accusing Zimmerman of pointing a gun at her, has been shopping around for a national media interview for weeks, but none of the national media would pay her the money she was seeking.

Via The Last Refuge, which is suggesting this may...

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George Zimmerman Bail Hearing – LIVE (Update – $9,000 bond)

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 19, 2013 at 1:18pm 11/19/2013 at 1:18pm

UPDATES:

Judge finds probable cause (no surprise).

Prosecutor discloses unreported prior choking incident about a week ago. State asked for $50,000 bond, and certain exclusion zones, no contact, no weapons possession, etc. Defense asked for $4,900 based on state bond schedule.

Judge sets $9,000 bond. Can’t return to girlfriend’s residence, except if accompanied by...

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Reports: George Zimmerman arrested on domestic violence charge (Updates – 911 calls, Arrest Report)

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 18, 2013 at 1:43pm 11/18/2013 at 1:43pm

NOTE: 911 audio and Arrest Report at bottom of post

Update: Here’s the Mug Shot and arrest confirmation:

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Sanford, FL to ban Neighborhood Watch from carrying guns

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 2:24pm 10/30/2013 at 2:24pm

Reuters reports that Sanford, Florida — the town where George Zimmerman successfully and lawfully defended his life by shooting and killing a vicious attacker, Trayvon Martin — has passed new rules for how neighborhood watch volunteers may conduct themselves. In particular, it forbids them from being armed with a firearm, as...

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