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    Florida special prosecutor Angela Corey plans to announce as early as Wednesday afternoon that she is charging neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman in the shooting of Trayvon Martin, according to a law enforcement official close to the investigation.

    It was not immediately clear what charge Zimmerman will face.

    Martin, 17 and unarmed, was shot and killed Feb. 26 by Zimmerman, who said he was acting in self-defense. Police in Sanford, Fla., where the shooting took place, did not charge Zimmerman, citing the state’s “stand your ground” law.

    Corey told reporters Tuesday night that she would hold a news conference about the case within 72 hours. A news release from her office said the event will be held in Sanford or Jacksonville, Fla.

    Benjamin Crump, who is representing the Martin family, said this week that Corey’s office had asked where Trayvon’s parents would be each day this week. They arrived Wednesday in Washington for a civil rights conference organized by the Rev. Al Sharpton, where they are scheduled to speak.

    The announcement of a charge against Zimmerman would come a day after Zimmerman’s attorneys withdrew from the case, citing their inability to contact Zimmerman.

    Lawyers Craig Sonner and Hal Uhrig on Tuesday expressed concern about Zimmerman’s emotional and physical well-being, saying he has taken actions without consulting them. They also said they do not know where Zimmerman is.

    “You can stop looking in Florida,” Uhrig told reporters. “Look much further away than that.”

    Corey said Monday that she would not bring the case before a grand jury, which was expected to convene this week. She said her decision to forgo the grand jury should not be viewed as a factor in determining whether charges will be filed.

    Corey has indicated in recent weeks that she might not need a grand jury to bring charges against Zimmerman.

    The lawyers said they stand by their assertions that Zimmerman acted in self-defense when he killed the 17-year-old, who was unarmed, but they acknowledged that they formed their impressions without meeting Zimmerman.

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    And then here comes the attacks on the 2A....

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    Quote Originally Posted by Molon Labe View Post
    And then here comes the attacks on the 2A....

    That and now the manhunt will be on for Zimmerman and give the race hustlers and their storm troopers in the NBPP the chance to kill him.
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    The racists have won.

    They got their kangaroo court by intimidation.
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    And, if by the faintest of chances, he's found 'not guilty' of any charges brought, they will cook up some more and keep prosecuting.

    It will only end in a guilty verdict or George's death, whichever comes first.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Retread View Post
    And, if by the faintest of chances, he's found 'not guilty' of any charges brought, they will cook up some more and keep prosecuting.

    It will only end in a guilty verdict or George's death, whichever comes first.
    No shot at him being found not guilty. The court and jury will cave in to political pressure and make sure this guy is guilty. All this does is embolden the race pimps.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Elspeth View Post
    The racists have won.

    They got their kangaroo court by intimidation.
    Not necessarily. We don't know what the charges will be, and since the prosecutor didn't convene a grand jury, it's not going to be a capital murder case. Given the forensic evidence that we know of, it would be hard to prove voluntary manslaughter, since there's a compelling case for self defense, and no competent prosecutor is going to file charges in a case this public that they cannot hope to prove.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Odysseus View Post
    Not necessarily. We don't know what the charges will be, and since the prosecutor didn't convene a grand jury, it's not going to be a capital murder case. Given the forensic evidence that we know of, it would be hard to prove voluntary manslaughter, since there's a compelling case for self defense, and no competent prosecutor is going to file charges in a case this public that they cannot hope to prove.

    Just let the system do its job. Don't get outraged until you have something to be outraged about.
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