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George Zimmerman trial to begin June 10
George Zimmerman appears in a Seminole County courtroom in Florida for his bond hearing, during which the judge ordered him to go back to jail.
George Zimmerman appears in a Seminole County courtroom in Florida for his bond hearing, during which the judge ordered him to go back to jail.
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eorge Zimmerman, 29, who is charged with second-degree murder for the February shooting death of unarmed Florida teen Trayvon Martin, will go on trial on June 10, Circuit Judge Debra Nelson said Wednesday. The trial is expected to last three weeks. Zimmerman claims that he acted in self-defense after Martin attacked him, and that he is protected under Florida's "stand your ground" law, which gives people the right to use deadly force in cases of self-defense.

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