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New evidence: Photo of Trayvon Martin's body, Zimmerman's school records released
The Orlando Sentinel ^ | August 9, 2012 | Weiner and Stutzman

Posted on 08/09/2012 12:06:54 PM PDT by VeniVidiVici

Special Prosecutor Angela Corey's office today released 76 new pages of evidence in the George Zimmerman second-degree murder case, including dozens of pages of records the state did not intend to make public.

The new documents included a grainy photo depicting 17-year-old Trayvon Martin's body, George Zimmerman's school records, from high school and Seminole State College, and his application for the Seminole County sheriff's Citizens Law Enforcement Academy.

(Excerpt) Read more at articles.orlandosentinel.com ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: florida; sanford; trayvon; trayvonmartin; zimmerman
Of course the Sentinel goes on to describe Zimmerman's college career.
1 posted on 08/09/2012 12:07:02 PM PDT by VeniVidiVici
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To: VeniVidiVici

School records why? Is Zimmerman running for POTUS?


2 posted on 08/09/2012 12:08:57 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: VeniVidiVici
Angela can't come up with any relevant evidence so it's ad hominem time.`
3 posted on 08/09/2012 12:12:38 PM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: VeniVidiVici
Usually reliable sources have stated that as a zygote Zimmerman exhibited unusually erratic behavior.

It's not if this statement is true or not - it is the seriousness of the charge.


4 posted on 08/09/2012 12:13:20 PM PDT by Iron Munro ("Jiggle the Handle for Barry!")
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To: VeniVidiVici
Are we going to be able to wrap up this Trayvon debacle by September so we have a month to stew before the elections?
5 posted on 08/09/2012 12:13:27 PM PDT by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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To: VeniVidiVici
Three observations:

(1) They definitely should discuss Zimmerman's school transcripts - the public has a right to inspect the transcripts of a person of such public importance as George Zimmerman, right Sentinel?

(2) Everything "accidentally" leaked by the prosecution just happens to taint the jury pool against Zimmerman. None of Martin's criminal records or (I'm sure exemplary) educational records were leaked, were they?

(3) "Zimmerman shot Trayvon" - interesting phrasing. Not "George shot Trayvon" or "Zimmerman shot Martin."

Formal distance for George Zimmerman, easy familiarity for Trayvon Martin.

6 posted on 08/09/2012 12:14:26 PM PDT by wideawake
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To: VeniVidiVici

If they released a crime scene photo of the body they just blew their case, IMO.


7 posted on 08/09/2012 12:17:18 PM PDT by bigheadfred
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To: EGPWS

I imagine a week before the election so they can maximize the culture war they are mightily attempting to brew.


8 posted on 08/09/2012 12:17:57 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: bigheadfred

How so?


9 posted on 08/09/2012 12:19:19 PM PDT by wideawake
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To: VeniVidiVici

Shabby work by the prosecutor’s office.


10 posted on 08/09/2012 12:26:47 PM PDT by popdonnelly (The first priority is get Obama out of the White House.)
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To: VeniVidiVici
Zimmerman . . . failed an astronomy class in the fall of 2011 . . . placed on academic probation the summer of 2011 because his grade-point average dropped below 2.0, a C average . . . In the fall of 2009, he got a C in "Evil Minds – Violent Predators." He also earned a D in "Intro To Criminal Justice."

Oh dear, he was not a strong student! Well, that bombshell completely reverses my opinion on whether Zimmerman had a right to shoot the thug who was beating him to death.

11 posted on 08/09/2012 12:31:36 PM PDT by Pollster1 (Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. - Ronald Reagan)
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To: Iron Munro

I heard it was his gamete........


12 posted on 08/09/2012 12:33:13 PM PDT by Red Badger (Think logically. Act normally.................)
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To: F15Eagle

Right from the Mike Nifong playbook.


13 posted on 08/09/2012 12:33:13 PM PDT by Locomotive Breath
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To: bigheadfred

If I was defense I’d demand mistrial and dropping of charges!


14 posted on 08/09/2012 12:33:30 PM PDT by Halls (Jesus is my Lord and Savior)
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To: VeniVidiVici
Intentionally blowing the case (releasing evidence)to avoid an embarassing loss at trial. Proscecutor ready to accept mistrial?
15 posted on 08/09/2012 12:35:06 PM PDT by showme_the_Glory (ILLEGAL: prohibited by law. ALIEN: Owing political allegiance to another country or government)
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To: VeniVidiVici

We know more about George Zimmerman than we do about Obama.


16 posted on 08/09/2012 12:35:34 PM PDT by mass55th (Courage is being scared to death - but saddling up anyway...John Wayne)
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To: popdonnelly
Shabby work by the prosecutor’s office.

You left out a word:

Deliberately shabby work by the prosecutor’s office.

17 posted on 08/09/2012 12:41:49 PM PDT by Bob
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To: mass55th

I’ll bet he could produce a LFBC in paper version to the court.

Obama, OTOH, can not and will not produce a paper LFBC to a court of law in this country, neither civilian nor military.

There has to be a reason. Or reasons.


18 posted on 08/09/2012 12:42:08 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: VeniVidiVici
Prosecutors did not intend to distribute the photo of Trayvon's body, nor Zimmerman educational records, a spokeswoman for Corey said.

The Orlando Sentinel is not publishing the photo of the teen's body.

But you couldn't resist releasing his educational records, could you???

19 posted on 08/09/2012 12:44:07 PM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: VeniVidiVici

So we can now expect the school records of George Zimmerman’s attacker to be released, too, right?


20 posted on 08/09/2012 12:44:22 PM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: Olog-hai

Nah, you don’t need to release school records, or even be a citizen to be potus. Ask Barry, or Baraq, or Barack, - who is that guy anyway?


21 posted on 08/09/2012 12:46:27 PM PDT by The Sons of Liberty ("Get that evil, foreign, muslim, usurping bastard out of MY White House!" FUBO GTFO!)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Wouldn’t they be part of the FBI investigation into Trayvon, the LEAN, mean, killing machine?


22 posted on 08/09/2012 12:57:08 PM PDT by Gadsden1st
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To: showme_the_Glory
Intentionally blowing the case (releasing evidence)to avoid an embarassing loss at trial. Proscecutor ready to accept mistrial?

Interesting speculation. If it played out that way, the leftwing lunatics could still get their 24X7 news coverage about racists. Maybe they could even ignite the fuse on some riots for their October surprise.

23 posted on 08/09/2012 1:00:27 PM PDT by lonevoice (Today I broke my personal record for most consecutive days lived)
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To: VeniVidiVici
Angela Corey needs to be fired and disbarred.
24 posted on 08/09/2012 1:07:42 PM PDT by MileHi ( "It's coming down to patriots vs the politicians." - ovrtaxt)
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To: wideawake

I think Chicago politics have just moved into that Florida courtroom and the judge is playing like nobama did when he ran for the senate seat in IL. Ruin the oppositions reputation and character..then move in for the kill. Doesn’t matter that baby trayvon was a mobster in the making and was released from school for bad behavior, he must be saved, because he was B L A C K, George must be destroyed because he is a W H I T E hispanic.


25 posted on 08/09/2012 1:11:06 PM PDT by tillacum
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To: VeniVidiVici

Why not Trayvon’s school records?


26 posted on 08/09/2012 1:12:03 PM PDT by Bigg Red (Pray for our republic.)
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To: showme_the_Glory

Of course, it was intentional. There’s no other reason for it. They can’t afford to go to trial and expose the poor widdle angel for the punk he was. Though I am surprised they released that he had a red lighter on him which further seals the suspicion he had got some blunts at the convenience store.


27 posted on 08/09/2012 1:14:00 PM PDT by bgill
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To: VeniVidiVici

Where is the picture of the dead thug?


28 posted on 08/09/2012 1:19:10 PM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: VeniVidiVici

And they got a biased judge on the case so everything’s fixed for Zimmerman!


29 posted on 08/09/2012 1:25:16 PM PDT by Sen Jack S. Fogbound (We have met the enemy and they is us! After all, who voted Obama in?)
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To: VeniVidiVici

This is just more prosecutorial misconduct.

I second the question, why is it ok to release Zimmerman’s school records and not the President’s? The records have nothing to do with the charges against Zimmerman. Therefore, under privacy laws, these records should not be released.


30 posted on 08/09/2012 1:26:29 PM PDT by 3Fingas (Sons and Daughters of Freedom, Committee of Correspondence)
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To: VeniVidiVici

from the smoking gun’s comments page about this story:

“George didn’t kill that man, someone else killed that man. Someone else made the gun, the ammo. Someone along the way taught George how to shoot, someone else formed neighborhood watch.”


31 posted on 08/09/2012 1:33:23 PM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: VeniVidiVici; All

Why are Zimmerman’s high school and college grades relevant to anything in this case? How were they legally obtained?


32 posted on 08/09/2012 1:34:57 PM PDT by newzjunkey (Spread the word: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2915810/posts)
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To: Uncle Chip

“The Orlando Sentinel is not publishing the photo of the teen’s body.”

Nor are they publishing a photo of T. Martin as he actually appeared in his daily life in the days prior to his confrontation w. G. Zimmerman.


33 posted on 08/09/2012 1:36:02 PM PDT by Elsiejay
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To: SoFloFreeper

Obama’s fault. /s


34 posted on 08/09/2012 1:38:14 PM PDT by newzjunkey
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To: VeniVidiVici
Is it common practice to release the grades of suspects?

How are Zimmerman's grades relevant to the trial?

Why are they public, when the president's grades aren't?

35 posted on 08/09/2012 1:41:00 PM PDT by x
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To: SoFloFreeper

Took me a minute,but I get it.

Very,very funny !


36 posted on 08/09/2012 1:43:40 PM PDT by Mears
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To: bigheadfred
They released the picture of Trayvon laying face down in the grass. It's on The Smoking Gun.


37 posted on 08/09/2012 1:49:21 PM PDT by Myrddin
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To: Myrddin
Well at least they “accidentally” released the most useless picture possible.
38 posted on 08/09/2012 2:17:49 PM PDT by MileHi ( "It's coming down to patriots vs the politicians." - ovrtaxt)
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To: MileHi

was it taken from Mars by the rover?


39 posted on 08/09/2012 2:35:00 PM PDT by TurboZamboni (Looting the future to bribe the present)
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To: Olog-hai
School records why? Is Zimmerman running for POTUS?

Well you know he wouldn't have to show them then if he was running as a Demonrat.

40 posted on 08/09/2012 2:35:00 PM PDT by FormerLib (Sacrificing our land and our blood cannot buy protection from jihad.-Bishop Artemije of Kosovo)
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To: VeniVidiVici

yes, Angela corey deliberately, er, I mean mistakenly released this stuff.

what a racebaiting pig, I hope she ends up disbarred like Nifong.


41 posted on 08/09/2012 7:59:49 PM PDT by Cubs Fan (whites are 8 times more likely to be victimized by black criminals than blacks by white criminals)
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To: VeniVidiVici

yes, Angela corey deliberately, er, I mean mistakenly released this stuff.

what a racebaiting pig, I hope she ends up disbarred like Nifong.


42 posted on 08/09/2012 8:00:09 PM PDT by Cubs Fan (whites are 8 times more likely to be victimized by black criminals than blacks by white criminals)
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To: wideawake; VeniVidiVici; Halls
The article doesn't make it clear, but , IMO, releasing a photo of the deceased in an ongoing case is highly prejudicial. Anger is already high.

You used to have the right to a fair trial. The prosecution releasing "evidence", especially of such an inflammatory nature, blows their case. And violates Zimmerman's rights.

Juries are only shown evidence that is ruled by the court to be evidence.

What's next?

Autopsy photos, that are highly invasive, showing the kids guts in a tub on the floor?

43 posted on 08/09/2012 9:06:27 PM PDT by bigheadfred
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To: Myrddin; MileHi

Re #43. Sorry. Got busy and missed your posts. Didn’t see this “Pic”. But what is the intent? Walk into a 7-11 with a rock and a stick in paper bag and tell the clerk you have a gun and THEY WILL prosecute you for armed robbery with a gun.


44 posted on 08/09/2012 9:13:45 PM PDT by bigheadfred
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To: VeniVidiVici
Shocking. Actually, two pictures of Trayvon's body were smuggled out today. I hesitate to post the second one here, it's so inflammatory. It's clear from the photo that Trayvon's murderer was/is a cold-blooded racist. And, so, without further ado, here it is:

Please, everyone, try to keep your emotions in check.

45 posted on 08/10/2012 6:14:07 PM PDT by LibWhacker
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