Mark O’Mara

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — With a jury now seated to consider a murder charge against George Zimmerman, attorneys are turning to unresolved issues Friday before opening statements next week, including whether a prosecution expert can testify that screams for help on a 911 call came from 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. Six female jurors were chosen Thursday […]

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — George Zimmerman‘s defense attorney asked a pool of 40 potential jurors on Thursday whether they truly believed a defendant was innocent until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt, the first time the defense has questioned those who made it to the second round of jury selection. Defense attorney Mark O’Mara said […]

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — A Florida judge read the formal charge against George Zimmerman on Wednesday to 40 potential jurors who could be selected to decide if the neighborhood watch volunteer committed murder when he shot an unarmed Trayvon Martin. Judge Debra Nelson read the second-degree murder charge before the potential jurors who are moving […]

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — Attorneys trying to narrow down a pool of potential jurors for George Zimmerman‘s high-profile murder trial are getting closer to being allowed to ask the candidates more detailed questions about their lives. After two days of questioning more than a dozen people about how much publicity on the case they have […]

ORLANDO (AP) — George Zimmerman‘s defense fund is almost depleted with less than two weeks until the former neighborhood watch leader goes on trial in the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin. Zimmerman’s attorneys posted on their website Wednesday that the fund had less than $5,000 left. The fund had almost $315,000 in January. The attorneys […]