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Postby jdege on Wed Dec 04, 2019 1:50 pm

https://www.miamiherald.com/news/local/crime/article238030539.html
George Zimmerman sues family of Trayvon Martin, publisher, prosecutors for $100 million
George Zimmerman, the neighborhood watch volunteer acquitted of homicide charges in the 2012 fatal shooting of unarmed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in Sanford, is suing Martin’s family, prosecutors and others involved in the case he claims rested on false evidence, according to a copy of the suit sent to the media Wednesday.
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Postby MJY65 on Wed Dec 04, 2019 2:01 pm

This guy just can't keep his head down.
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Postby Holland&Holland on Wed Dec 04, 2019 3:05 pm

Why wouldn’t he sue?
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Postby Rip Van Winkle on Wed Dec 04, 2019 3:11 pm

I don't know if Zimmerman is a good guy or not. (and I don't care)

I can't see anything positive happening from this.
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Postby Holland&Holland on Wed Dec 04, 2019 3:23 pm

Rip Van Winkle wrote:I don't know if Zimmerman is a good guy or not. (and I don't care)

I can't see anything positive happening from this.

For Zimmerman? $$$$
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Postby Rip Van Winkle on Wed Dec 04, 2019 4:03 pm

Holland&Holland wrote:For Zimmerman? $$$$

Maybe i'm way out of touch, but I can't see him getting anything.
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Postby Holland&Holland on Wed Dec 04, 2019 4:17 pm

Rip Van Winkle wrote:
Holland&Holland wrote:For Zimmerman? $$$$

Maybe i'm way out of touch, but I can't see him getting anything.


I am guessing the strategy is to settle out of court ;)
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Postby yukonjasper on Wed Dec 04, 2019 4:44 pm

Rip Van Winkle wrote:I don't know if Zimmerman is a good guy or not. (and I don't care)

I can't see anything positive happening from this.


Some Attorneys prowled around and convinced him to take the shot. He has probably taken a lot of abuse for the situation and they convinced him that he should get paid,, oh, and they are in for 40% if they win......
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George Zimmerman sues family of Trayvon Martin, publisher...

Postby dismal on Wed Dec 04, 2019 4:44 pm

My understanding is that the Martin family has been harassing him (or he perceived harassment), and that this is a way to get it to stop. A bit of money probably is a motivator I’m sure.
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Postby Grayskies on Thu Dec 05, 2019 2:20 am

Central Witness In Trayvon Martin Trial Was Imposter, George Zimmerman Said In $100M Suit
The Trayvon Martin case was built on an elaborate fraud, with Rachel Jeantel pretending to be the girlfriend who was on the phone with Martin at the time of his death, George Zimmerman says in a new lawsuit.

The actual phone witness was Diamond Eugene, who was replaced when she would not testify, the suit says. Martin’s parents participated in the swap, it says.

Prosecutors withheld key evidence from Zimmerman, including falsely telling the defense team that Martin’s cellphone was broken, it says.

https://amp.dailycaller.com/2019/12/04/ ... ond-rachel

That explains the lawsuit.
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Postby andrewP on Thu Dec 05, 2019 6:18 am

If they can prove that, then Martin's family, the prosecutors, and the state of FL are in for a world of hurt. Fabricating witnesses and hiding evidence that would have meant Martin would never have stood trial is probably criminally actionable in addition to whatever judgment comes from the civil suit. Seems kind of odd that this is happening so long after the fact, though, and if it gets any significant media attention, it's going to be a circus (again).
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Postby BigBlue on Thu Dec 05, 2019 9:39 am

Grayskies wrote:Central Witness In Trayvon Martin Trial Was Imposter, George Zimmerman Said In $100M Suit
The Trayvon Martin case was built on an elaborate fraud, with Rachel Jeantel pretending to be the girlfriend who was on the phone with Martin at the time of his death, George Zimmerman says in a new lawsuit.

The actual phone witness was Diamond Eugene, who was replaced when she would not testify, the suit says. Martin’s parents participated in the swap, it says.

Prosecutors withheld key evidence from Zimmerman, including falsely telling the defense team that Martin’s cellphone was broken, it says.

https://amp.dailycaller.com/2019/12/04/ ... ond-rachel

That explains the lawsuit.


That's quite interesting. If that were true I hope someone gets to the bottom of things and really holds the offending folks accountable. That's a bunch of crap if that's what happened. A real abuse of things.
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Postby Ghost on Thu Dec 05, 2019 10:15 am

She was a horrible witness
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