Zimmerman Trial: Toxicology Report Is Admissible
Posted on Mon Jul 08, 2013 at 08:00:41 PM EST
Tags: George Zimmerman, Trayvon Martin (all tags)
It was a big day for the defense at the George Zimmerman trial. Before getting to the testimony, I want to address the hearings held after the jury recessed for the day.
I wrote a long post this morning about the issue of whether the toxicology report should be introduced. After hearing from both sides, the Court ruled the report was admissible, and it would be reversible error not to admit it. She cited the Arias case which I referred to earlier, and a later case citing Arias. In argument today, the defense also referred to the lighter found on Trayvon's body and his swaying in the 711 video. [More...]
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