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George Zimmerman Trial Live Stream – Judge: No Trial Delay In Trayvon Martin Shooting – JUNE 10th Be Here!

The George Zimmerman second-degree murder case will proceed to trial June 10, after his judge today denied his defense team’s latest request for a delay.

The ruling was among several important decisions by Circuit Judge Debra S. Nelson during a two-hour hearing this morning at the Seminole County Courthouse.

Zimmerman - Getting Fatter and Fatter for the Trial of the Century!

Zimmerman – Getting Fatter and Fatter for the Trial of the Century!

The judge ruled for the state on several key issues: The defense may not bring up Trayvon Martin’s past marijuana use at trial, or his school suspension or alleged participation in fights, without clearing several legal hurdles and another ruling granting permission.

Those rulings come days after Zimmerman’s defense team posted online the photos and text messages gathered from Trayvon’s phone, including texts about being a fighter, smoking marijuana and being ordered to move out of his home by his mother.

The phone also included photos of what appeared to be marijuana plants and a .40-caliber Smith & Wesson handgun, the defense says.

The attorneys also cannot mention during their opening arguments at trial that the active ingredient of marijuana was found in the teen’s system, the judge ruled today. She also denied the state’s motion for a gag order in the case.

Zimmerman is charged with second-degree murder in the 17-year-old’s shooting Feb. 26, 2012, in Sanford. Zimmerman says he acted in self-defense. His trial is to begin June 10.

The first issue Nelson decided this morning was whether Zimmerman’s wife, Shellie Zimmerman, could be forced to participate in a deposition in her husband’s case. The judge ruled that she can be, but can also utilize her Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination when applicable.

Shellie Zimmerman is charged with perjury, accused of lying about the couple’s finances during a bond hearing for her husband.

Nelson also ruled that the jurors in the case will be referred to by number, not name, in order to protect their identities during trial, and the media is not allowed to photograph them.

The jury will not be allowed to visit the shooting scene, as the defense requested. That would be a “logistical nightmare,” the judge said, and little would be gained by it.

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