ThinkProgress Update on Trayvon Martin murder case.
Prisoners Phone conversations are all recorded, So it’s good not to prove you committed perjury and be a callous jerk who’s bereft of remorse when you are a defender in a manslaughter case after murdering a teenager: They also discussed Zimmerman getting out on bail, and how to keep him from the press. The Sentinel reports that his [...]
Zimmerman’s bond bail has been revoked. Must report to jail in 2 days. This whole thing gets more awful and muddled each week.
The Orlando Sentinel contracted voice analysts to determine if Zimmerman’s voice could be reasonably expected to be the voice on the 911 call: The Sentinel said it contacted Owen, who it described as a court-qualified expert witness and former chief engineer for the New York Public Library’s Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound. He [...]
Useless Neutrality: “…shot to death, allegedly, by this man…” It’s not alleged if it’s undisputed, even by the shooter. Painfully neutral newscaster language is the worst, meant to least offend the sensibility at the expense of information. Zimmerman said he shot him. Witnesses said Zimmerman shot him. No one disputes that Zimmerman shot Martin in [...]