George Zimmerman  (Page 4)

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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Florida Senate “Stand Your Ground” panel advocates for lawsuits against people who lawfully defend themselves

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 10, 2013 at 8:00am 10/10/2013 at 8:00am

The Orlando Sentinel reports that an ad hoc Florida state Senate panel, drawn together specifically to advocate changes to Florida’s “Stand Your Ground” law, has emerged to announce that there should be changes to Florida’s “Stand Your Ground” law.

The key change sought by the panel is to impose limits on the immunity from...

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South Park Takes On Zimmerman Case in “World War Zimmerman”

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 9, 2013 at 6:30pm 10/9/2013 at 6:30pm

It seems that South Park is going to roll out a parody of the events surrounding George Zimmerman’s self-defense shooting of his assailant Trayvon Martin in an upcoming episode tonight to be entitled “World War Zimmerman.”

Details are scarce, but South Park put out this press release in advance of the episode,...

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Video: Did The Zimmerman Jury Get It Right?

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 13, 2013 at 7:15pm 9/13/2013 at 7:15pm

Andrew Branca and I gave a lecture on September 12, 2013, at Cornell Law School in an event sponsored by the Cornell 2nd Amendment Club.

The topic was the George Zimmerman shooting of Trayvon Martin and subsequent trial.

My segment starts at 2:45 and Andrew Branca’s...

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Shellie Zimmerman Police Report released

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 11, 2013 at 2:09pm 9/11/2013 at 2:09pm

At a press conference earlier today, the Lake Mary, Florida, police indidated that no charges have yet to be filed against either George or Shellie Zimmerman based on available evidence.

The iPad which may contain video is in such bad shape that it might be weeks or months before video is...

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Zimmerman police press conference LIVE (video released)

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 10, 2013 at 5:20pm 9/10/2013 at 5:20pm

Late Update:

Police released the home security system raw video. The video looks like someone was videoing a screen, and was able to zoom in and out of the screen.

The video doesn’t show much until about the 6:45 mark, when several people including a large man confront George on the...

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iPad video important to Zimmerman dispute as police continue to investigate

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 10, 2013 at 2:07pm 9/10/2013 at 2:07pm

Lake Mary Police in Florida say that George Zimmerman and his wife are blaming the other for being the aggressor in Monday’s incident in which Shellie Zimmerman called 911 to report that her estranged husband was threatening her and her father with a gun.   Initial news reports on the incident were...

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Joy in Mudville, another Zimmerman incident (Video and 911 Call added)(Update – Shellie refuses to press charges)

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 9, 2013 at 3:24pm 9/9/2013 at 3:24pm

Well, there is joy in Mudville, because George Zimmerman has another legal problem.

The details are murky and unclear, but that’s not stopping the “I told you so” reaction, as if a new problem proves guilt on a past problem. It really is a horror show to watch (Twitter feed embedded...

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Shellie Zimmerman reportedly files for divorce

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 5, 2013 at 7:56pm 9/5/2013 at 7:56pm

George Zimmerman’s wife Shellie has reportedly filed to end the couple’s six year marriage.

From ABC News:

George Zimmerman’s wife Shellie has filed for divorce less than two months after he was acquitted of murder in the death of teenager Trayvon Martin.

She filed the paper work just days after she said in an...

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Did the Jury get it right in The Zimmerman Trial?

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 3, 2013 at 1:41pm 9/3/2013 at 1:41pm

Umm, let me think on that.

I have until September 12 at 4 p.m. to decide.

This event sponsored by the Cornell Law School 2nd Amendment Club is open to the public, although good luck finding parking!

Update: In response to some reader inquiries, I’m not sure if there will be a live stream,...

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Efforts to “change” Stand-Your-Ground Laws really aim to eliminate them

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 1, 2013 at 2:00pm 9/1/2013 at 2:00pm

It is said that the first casualty of war is the truth, and we are being provided with a ringside seat to just such political theater with today’s newest front on the war on law-abiding gun owners.

That front is, of course, being waged on so-called Stand Your Ground laws.

This past week...

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Shellie Zimmerman Interview

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 29, 2013 at 9:05am 8/29/2013 at 9:05am

ABC News conducted an extensive interview of Shellie Zimmerman this morning.

In a wide-ranging interview conducted by investigative freelance journalist Christi O’Connor, Zimmerman said on the evening Martin died she was staying elsewhere because the couple had got in an argument the night before...

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Shellie Zimmerman Plea Deal (Update – Plea Deal docs added)

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 8:47am 8/28/2013 at 8:47am

We have detailed before the perjury charge against George Zimmerman’s wife, Shellie, based on her testimony during a bail hearing as to their assets.

I’ve pointed out that legally the charge was weak because perjury requires an affirmative misstatement of a material fact, and many of her answers, while evasive and misleading,...

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George Zimmerman visits Kel-Tec factory

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 23, 2013 at 6:51pm 8/23/2013 at 6:51pm

Maybe to thank them for building the gun that allowed him to lawfully defend himself against a brutal beating which put him in reasonable fear of death or great bodily harm?

Maybe, as is speculated, to check out tactical shotguns?

Maybe just because he is a private citizen who never has been convicted...

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Shellie Zimmerman’s Perjury Trial Postponed

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 22, 2013 at 3:30pm 8/22/2013 at 3:30pm

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. ...

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Deceptive Trayvon Martin Shooting Reenactment Video Released

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 19, 2013 at 7:53pm 8/19/2013 at 7:53pm

Via Amanda Turkel at Huffington Post comes news that The Coalition to Stop Gun Violence has released a video “reenactment” of the shooting of Trayvon Martin in order to encourage people to oppose “Stand Your Ground Laws”:

The Coalition to Stop Gun Violence has released a chilling new online ad reenacting the night...

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True Story: GA Sex Offender Seeks Re-Trial of Zimmerman

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 11, 2013 at 12:24pm 8/11/2013 at 12:24pm

Just when you thought the Zimmerman case couldn’t get any crazier, here we go.

An amicus curiae brief has been filed in support of a motion to re-try George Zimmerman for second-degree murder. The full brief is embedded at the bottom of this post.  (“Amicus curiae” literally means “friend of the court”, not a...

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