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Zimmerman Lawyer Defending Fireman Accused Of Several Rapes

AP | Posted 01.25.2014 | Crime

DELTONA, Fla. (AP) — The Florida attorney who successfully defended George Zimmerman after he fatally shot an unarmed teen has been hired to represe...

Trouble For Zimmerman Defense Attorney

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 01.23.2014 | Crime

The Florida attorney that defended and won the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the former neighborhood watch volunteer's trial for the death of 17-ye...

George Zimmerman's Lawyer Joins CNN

AP | Posted 11.06.2013 | Media

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Florida defense attorney who was the public face of George Zimmerman's legal team has signed on to be a legal analyst for C...

George Zimmerman -- Hero?

Brian Joyce | Posted 09.24.2013 | Politics
Brian Joyce

Hey everybody! Did you hear the good news? Apparently it's perfectly acceptable to kill a person as long as you save a bunch of other people from a ...


The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 09.15.2013 | Comedy

"The Daily Show" returned from hiatus to share in the collective outrage that many felt about the not guilty verdict in the Trayvon Martin shooting ca...

WATCH: Whoopi's Tough Questions For Zimmerman Lawyers

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 09.14.2013 | Media

Whoopi Goldberg had a tense encounter with George Zimmerman's defense attorneys on Monday's "View." Mark O'Mara and Don West, who have gone on a me...

I Don't See Murder Here

E. R. Shipp | Posted 09.12.2013 | Black Voices
E. R. Shipp

Contrary to what George Zimmerman's lead attorney asserts, "not guilty" -- should that be the jury's verdict -- is not the same as "absolute innocence" in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin.

Zimmerman Attorney Argues Pot Can Make Males Aggressive

Posted 07.09.2013 | Black Voices

As the trial of George Zimmerman continues, a piece of the defense's strategy was recently revealed when Zimmerman attorney Mark O’Mara told CNN hos...

Zimmerman's Attorneys Short Of Moving To Next Round

AP | KYLE HIGHTOWER and MIKE SCHNEIDER | Posted 08.13.2013 | Black Voices

SANFORD, Fla. — The six jurors and four alternates eventually picked to hear the second-degree murder case of neighborhood watch volunteer Georg...

David Lohr

Key Dates In The Trayvon Martin Murder Case | David Lohr | Posted 06.10.2013 | Black Voices

The trial of George Zimmerman, set to kick off with jury selection on Monday, is one of the biggest court proceedings to take place in Florida since C...

Danielle Cadet

Zimmerman's Lawyers Accused Of Fabricating Evidence | Danielle Cadet | Posted 06.04.2013 | Black Voices

With less than a week left before the Trayvon Martin trial begins, an attorney for Martin's family now claims that George Zimmerman's lawyer Mark O'Ma...

Trymaine Lee

Zimmerman Attorney: Race Is Not The 'Elephant In The Room' In Trayvon Martin Case | Trymaine Lee | Posted 10.11.2012 | Black Voices

Mark O'Mara, the lead attorney for George Zimmerman in the case of Zimmerman's alleged murder of unarmed Florida teen Trayvon Martin earlier this year...

Zimmerman Foregoes 'Stand Your Ground' Defense

AP | KYLE HIGHTOWER | Posted 10.14.2012 | Black Voices

ORLANDO, Fla. — The attorney for the former neighborhood watch volunteer who shot and killed Florida teenager Trayvon Martin said Monday he beli...

Zimmerman Will Seek 'stand Your Ground' Hearing

AP | CURT ANDERSON | Posted 10.09.2012 | Black Voices

MIAMI — George Zimmerman will seek to have second-degree murder charges dismissed under Florida's "stand your ground" law in the shooting death ...

Zimmerman's Attorney Solicits For Bond Donations

The Huffington Post | Danielle Cadet | Posted 07.05.2012 | Black Voices

After a Florida judge set George Zimmerman's bond at $1 million on Thursday, the neighborhood watch volunteer's attorney took to his website to solici...

George Zimmerman's Second Bond Hearing a.k.a. the 'Mini Trial'

Mari Fagel | Posted 09.04.2012 | Crime
Mari Fagel

The purpose of a typical bond hearing is solely for a judge to secure a criminal defendant's presence at future court proceedings. So why did the defense essentially play all of their cards in round two of what's going to be a long battle?

After Returning To Jail, George Zimmerman Sees Spike In Donations

Posted 06.04.2012 | Impact

After getting sent back to jail for allegedly lying about his finances, George Zimmerman has seen a spike in donations to his defense fund. Zimmerm...

George Zimmerman's Bond Revoked: Here's What Happens Next

Mari Fagel | Posted 08.04.2012 | Crime
Mari Fagel

What started out as a simple hearing regarding whether to seal discovery evidence from the media turned into a blame game and strict orders by Judge Kenneth Lester that Zimmerman return to jail within 48 hours.

How George Zimmerman Is Spending Thousands Of Dollars Collected Via Fundraising Site

AP | MIKE SCHNEIDER and KYLE HIGHTOWER | Posted 07.17.2012 | Impact

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- A lawyer for George Zimmerman says some of the money raised by a defense fund website is paying for Zimmerman's security and liv...

Gun Range Targets Made To Resemble Trayvon 'Sold Out In Two Days'

The Huffington Post | Gene Demby | Posted 05.11.2012 | Black Voices

This post has been updated to include additional information about the seller of the paper targets. A Florida entrepreneur said he had sold out of ...

Zimmerman's Lawyer Says Evidence Should Not Be Public

AP | Posted 05.11.2012 | Black Voices

SANFORD, Fla. -- The attorney for Trayvon Martin shooter George Zimmerman says public release of all evidence in the case should be delayed so names o...

Zimmerman's Lawyer Wants To Delay Release Of Documents

AP | Posted 06.30.2012 | Black Voices

ORLANDO, Fla. — The lawyer for the neighborhood watch volunteer charged with second-degree murder for shooting Trayvon Martin wants to delay the...

Zimmerman's Lawyer In The Dark About Website Cash

AP | By MIKE SCHNEIDER | Posted 06.27.2012 | Black Voices

SANFORD, Fla. -- The attorney for George Zimmerman said he didn't know his client had raised $200,000 before a bond hearing last week. Mark O'Mara to...

Zimmerman's Bond Hearing: Mark O'Mara Gets Rave Reviews for His Performance

Mari Fagel | Posted 06.20.2012 | Crime
Mari Fagel

If O'Mara's first performance is any indication of his future defense, this case is shaping up to be quite the show and the prosecution better be prepared.

Judge In Trayvon Case Steps Aside

The Huffington Post | Gene Demby | Posted 04.18.2012 | Black Voices

The judge who was set to preside over the trial of George Zimmerman in the killing of Trayvon Martin has stepped aside. Jessica Reckseidler's recus...