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Trayvon Martin to go under the public microscope, like George Zimmerman did
The Examiner ^ | September 14, 2012 | Radell Smith

Posted on 09/14/2012 7:20:13 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

On Friday, Sept. 14, the Orlando Sentinel stated that in response to the defense seeking Trayvon Martin's social media records and school records, which could show behavioral issues and more about the deceased, that the prosecution will release additional records on the accused next week.

The family of the deceased has called the defense's request for personal records as "character assassination" and a "witch hunt," but any criminal defense attorney worth their salt calls it putting on a complete defense for their accused client.

And since George Zimmerman's own life hangs in the balance in a court of law, it seems prudent for the facts to come out about each male's public and private life and records--especially if something in those records could shed better light on the shooting death.

Naturally, an attorney for the Martin family is saying the request for records which may show the Sanford, Florida shooting victim in a negative light is "an attack" on the deceased, as HLN reports.

Yet if nothing derogatory is found on the dead youth, then what harm is there in requesting records that show him as an exemplary young man without any known gang ties or issues about conduct unbecoming?

Wednesday, Sept. 19 appears to be the date the public will get that answer, with the state slated to release their last batch of evidence regarding the shooting that took the life of the youth on school suspension, and the defense finally obtaining all the data from schools sought 10 days earlier.

And while it is generally the case that school records are not released to the public at large, this is also a nationally headline-generating case with racial repercussions that appear to dictate deviating from the norm in order to keep the public better informed about the facts....

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TOPICS: Government; Local News; Politics
KEYWORDS: florida; georgezimmerman; trayvon; trayvonmartin; zimmerman

1 posted on 09/14/2012 7:20:16 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

His parents may want to get those book and movie deals done if they haven’t already done so.


2 posted on 09/14/2012 7:23:41 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (The United States of America apologizing to knuckledragging, cavedwelling Neandethals. Whodda thunk!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I’m thinking the media coverage is going to be ... ... ... ... insert cricket noises here.


3 posted on 09/14/2012 7:29:14 PM PDT by meatloaf (Support Senate S 1863 & House Bill 1380 to eliminate oil slavery.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

What?

I understood he was just an 11 year old Hollister wearing clean cut kid.
/sarc


4 posted on 09/14/2012 7:37:36 PM PDT by NoLibZone (Every conservative knew the attacks were coming... 3.5 years ago when Obama was elected.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Given that *nobody*,apart from the kid and Zimmerman,knows “who did what to whom,when and why” the best way for a reasonable,unbiased person to develop a hunch as to exactly what *did* happen is to look at the past of *both* individuals.If one,and *only* one,had a clean,”respectable” background up until that point then it's reasonable to suspect that *he* was the blameless one.If both have a clean,or dirty,past then perhaps it's back to square one.
5 posted on 09/14/2012 7:39:41 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (If Obama's Reelected Imagine The Mess He'll Inherit!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

This certainly should be fun.


6 posted on 09/14/2012 7:39:48 PM PDT by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it, and the Constitution and law mean what WE say.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
The family of the deceased has called the defense's request for personal records as "character assassination" and a "witch hunt,"...

This comment by the family clearly indicates that there's "dirt" to be found if they look hard enough.My money's on the kids having been a worthless punk-in-the-making.Or maybe even worse...a fully formed worthless punk.

7 posted on 09/14/2012 7:47:41 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (If Obama's Reelected Imagine The Mess He'll Inherit!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; ...

Thanks 2ndDivisionVet.
8 posted on 09/14/2012 7:51:26 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The Martin family and attorneys are going to come unglued when this all comes out and they will need another session with Dr Phil to help them to rationalize it all away like he did today.


9 posted on 09/14/2012 7:56:09 PM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

What’ll the jury hears that the thug Trayvon went to that 7-11 in the rain to get the Skittles and Arizona Watermelon Tea because those were the ingredients he needed to add to the Robitussin to brew up some “lean”. This should be a fun trial.


10 posted on 09/14/2012 7:59:29 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: Lancey Howard
Trayvon’s use of “lean” is documented through his own posts and questions on “social media sites”, and also his video taped behavior at the 7-11 shortly before his untimely demise. Arizona Watermelon Tea and Skittles still sound harmless to people who are not familiar with one of the newest ways teens use to get high. Diesel oil and fertilizer sound harmless to those not familiar with their use in bringing down the federal building in Oklahoma.
11 posted on 09/14/2012 8:50:37 PM PDT by fireman15 (Check your facts before making ignorant statements.)
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To: JAKraig

Bookmark


13 posted on 09/14/2012 9:06:22 PM PDT by publius911 (Formerly Publius 6961, formerly jennsdad)
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To: JAKraig

Having taught in a predominately black urban school system for the past 10 years, I can attest to everything you have said, particularly about how their culture is not completely civilized. I have said this countless times.


14 posted on 09/14/2012 9:28:06 PM PDT by FrdmLvr (culture, language, borders)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

[[ The family of the deceased has called the defense’s request for personal records as “character assassination” and a “witch hunt,” ]]

Really, and what do they call what has happened to George Zimmerman? Do they think George was cordially invited to spend time in prison? Do they htink that the prosecution levelling FALSE CHARGES agaisnt him was actually terms of endearment? Do they think the black comunity issuing DEATH WARRENTS agaisnt George was acts of kidnness and love?

I wonder how much trayvon’s mother has made of the trademark she put on Trayvon’s name? What a class act-


15 posted on 09/14/2012 9:32:12 PM PDT by CottShop (Scientific belief does not constitute scientific evidence, nor does it convey scientific knowledge)
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To: Lancey Howard

[[What’ll the jury hears that the thug Trayvon went to that 7-11 in the rain to get the Skittles and Arizona Watermelon Tea because those were the ingredients he needed to add to the Robitussin to brew up some “lean”. This should be a fun trial.]]

You can’t imply intent- you have to show he itnended to brew it up- aqnd that’s impossible to do- Not stickign up for trayvon, just commenting on the comment as I don’t think it wil lweven be allowed in court even if those are the ingredients for lean-


16 posted on 09/14/2012 9:36:59 PM PDT by CottShop (Scientific belief does not constitute scientific evidence, nor does it convey scientific knowledge)
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To: Gay State Conservative

[[Given that *nobody*,apart from the kid and Zimmerman,knows “who did what to whom,when and why” the best way for a reasonable,unbiased person to develop a hunch as to exactly what *did* happen]]

There was a witness


17 posted on 09/14/2012 9:38:19 PM PDT by CottShop (Scientific belief does not constitute scientific evidence, nor does it convey scientific knowledge)
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To: Navy Patriot

Discovery is a B|tch.


18 posted on 09/14/2012 9:56:12 PM PDT by donmeaker (Blunderbuss: A short weapon, ... now superceded in civilized countries by more advanced weaponry.)
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To: Lancey Howard

The Medical Examiner’s report shows that Trayvon’s liver was damaged in a way that is consistent with the use of LEAN/PURPLE LEAN. Trayvon’s Facebook and Twitter pages has words describing his “sippin sippin” (using Lean or DXM) for at least a year, perhaps longer.

Check out on the web stories of those affected by DXM abuse. They become unfeeling zombies that lose touch with reality. It is a shame that his parents let their son go down the toilet of drug abuse.


19 posted on 09/14/2012 9:56:49 PM PDT by jonrick46 (Countdown to 11-06-2012)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I’m still wondering what exactly were those jewelry found in his backpack at school...the cops let him go because no one “reported” them missing but you know, once I lost several semi-valuable rings, and I was pretty sure that my sons’ friends took them, but because I couldn’t prove it,(I might have mislaid them at work when I washed my hands at the hospital) so I didn’t report it to the cops.

I bet if they put out a description, someone would be able to recognize them, and they might find he was paying for his drugs with money from stealing things. Or was his family rich enough to fund his drug habit?


20 posted on 09/14/2012 9:56:49 PM PDT by LadyDoc
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To: LadyDoc

In my opinion, Travon was casing the Twin Lakes gated community when George Zimmerman stumbled upon him. For some reason Zimmerman’s presence alerted Martin to run out of his sight. Perhaps it was to hide something he did not want anyone to know he had in his possession; especially the cops if they showed up because of Zimmerman. That situation probably enraged Martin enough to get back at Zimmerman. That is when the attack happened. It also was the result of Martin’s mind addled by DXM.


21 posted on 09/14/2012 10:12:00 PM PDT by jonrick46 (Countdown to 11-06-2012)
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To: CottShop
You can’t imply intent- you have to show he itnended to brew it up- aqnd that’s impossible to do-

Not at all. If it can be shown that Trayvon had a history of drug abuse, including "sippin sippin" lean (as he bragged about on his Facebook page), then maybe it was Trayvon's drug abuse that caused the diminished mental capacity that resulted in his brutal attack on the Hispanic neighborhood watch fellow, George Zimmerman.

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