Trayvon Martin: Judge Unseals Files In Zimmerman Case

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    In an unanticipated turn of events, Circuit Court Judge Kenneth Lester unsealed files on Monday in the highly controversial George Zimmerman trial, reports The Grio.

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    Zimmerman is charged by the state of Florida with murder in the second degree for the shooting death of unarmed, 17-year-old Trayvon Martin on February 26, 2012.

    At Zimmerman’s first hearing on April 12, and at the request of the 28-year-old former neighborhood watch captain’s legal council, Attorney Mark O’ Mara, Judge Mark E. Herr ruled that “any documents filed after the probable-cause affidavit are to be sealed.”

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    In response, a consortium of media outlets — including The New York Times, the Associated Press and CNN — filed a motion against the sealing order.

    The files can be accessed via the 18th Circuit Court’s website:

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