George Zimmerman Breaking News: Judge: Defense Can Use Zimmerman Statements

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George Zimmerman Breaking News: Judge: Defense Can Use Zimmerman Statements

by Wochit 1:02 mins

Judge Debra Nelson ruled that George Zimmerman's defense attorneys can use the neighborhood watch volunteer's claim that he was screaming for help moments before he fatally shot 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. The six jurors and four alternates who will hear opening statements Monday in George Zimmerman's murder trial are beginning their time together in a sequestered bubble. The jurors won't return to their homes for weeks, and have limited contact with family and friends. The judge in George Zimmerman's second degree murder trial has decided to bar expert testimony about a 911 call that captured screaming before Trayvon Martin's February 2012 shooting death. In a written order filed to county court , Judge Debra Nelson called methodologies used by forensic voice analysts seeking to determine who is screaming during the call "not reliable.

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