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Zimmerman Jury

Zimmerman: Gender Not Race

Michael Smerconish | Posted 09.28.2013 | Crime
Michael Smerconish

The O.J. Simpson criminal prosecution was doomed from the moment the trial was moved to downtown Los Angeles, ensuring that the jury looked nothing like the two victims. Might the outcome of the Zimmerman trial have been similarly predetermined -- because of gender?

Zimmerman Jurors Passed Time With Manicures, Movies And Bowling

Reuters | Posted 09.16.2013 | Black Voices

By Barbara Liston ORLANDO, Fla., July 17 (Reuters) - Sequestered jurors locked away from the rest of the world during George Zimmerman...

Another Church Blasts Zimmerman Verdict With Sign

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 07.17.2013 | Religion

The First Baptist Church of University Park didn't mince words when it came to expressing its outrage over the recent acquittal of George Zimmerman in...

Jimmy Carter: George Zimmerman Jury 'Made The Right Decision'

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 07.17.2013 | Politics

Former President Jimmy Carter weighed in Tuesday on the recent verdict handed down in the trial of George Zimmerman, the Florida man who faced murder ...

Church's Sign Makes Furious Accusation Of Zimmerman Jury

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 07.16.2013 | Religion

Pastor Michael R. Jordan is outraged about the Trayvon Martin case and "not guilty" verdict for George Zimmerman, and he's pointing the finger at the ...

"A Legal Matter": A Playlist for The Zimmerman Jury

David Wild | Posted 09.12.2013 | Entertainment
David Wild

Robert Frost once noted, "A jury consists of twelve persons chosen to decide who has the better lawyer." The jury in the trial of George Zimmerman consists of six woman, and this playlist goes out to these sequestered Americans as they try to make sense of this case.

Potential Juror On Trayvon Martin's Hoodie: 'We Make Assumptions'

AP | MIKE SCHNEIDER and KYLE HIGHTOWER | Posted 08.20.2013 | Black Voices

SANFORD, Fla. — A jury of six women was picked Thursday to decide the second-degree murder trial of George Zimmerman, a former neighborhood watc...

What Zimmerman's Jury Will Likely Look Like

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 08.07.2013 | Black Voices
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

It was no accident that Zimmerman's attorneys never for a moment did what most defense attorneys do in highly charged, racially tinged cases. That's to ask for a change of venue.

What if Zimmerman Gets an All White Jury?

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 06.27.2012 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

The Zimmerman case jury may be fair and impartial. But to pretend that racial bias doesn't exist in racially charged trials is self-serving and dangerous. His case could again cast an ugly glare on jury race bias.