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IF that is the case, Martins history must be admitted as well.
Afterall .. he could be the one that was attempting to kill ..
Martin could be the perp. Zimmerman could be the perp.
With two potential perps .. then both histories should be open.
Afterall .. we want to get to the truth .. and not withhold evidence .. right??
Originally posted by seabag
I don’t think we’d determine anything about that night whether their history was revealed or not. All that does is make the jurors formulate a positive or negative opinion about the subjects. How will that help?
so i would assume this means his past is fair game and i would assume that now that this is out more then a few jurors minds
Slain Florida teen Trayvon Martin's cellphone texts and photos show him chatting with friends about marijuana, fighting and guns, new potential evidence shows. Data from the 17-year-old's cell phone was released Thursday by lawyers for George Zimmerman, whose second-degree murder trial for killing Martin begins next month. The texts and photos paint a troubling portrait of Martin's home and school life in the months before his death. In one exchange, a friend texts that Martin is turning into "a hoodlum." Read more: www.nydailynews.com...
Originally posted by IvanAstikov
If the defence needs to dredge up Trayvon's past to make its case, it can't object to the state doing the same.
Originally posted by FlyersFan
Zimmerman can't defend himself.
Originally posted by Sankari
He's just not allowed to use unsubstantiated claims and baseless speculation.
I think Zimmerman's history of violence will be the biggest hurdle for his defence team.
Whatever the outcome of the trial, I fear we might never know why Zimmerman attacked and murdered this defenceless young man.