Posted: 04 Jul 2013 09:59 AM PDT
All of the many lies of George Zimmerman cast a huge shadow over his version of events and his ever sinking Stand Your Ground defense. The problem with lies is sometimes they ultimately catch up and meet the truth. We will soon find out if Zimmerman’s lies will land him in jail for Trayvon Martin’s death.
George Zimmerman’s defense rests on Florida’s Stand Your Ground law enacted in 2005. The prosecution claims that Zimmerman was a wanna be cop who knew the Stand Your Ground Law and suggests he might know how to get away with murder using self- defense. Zimmerman told Fox News host Sean Hannity in an interview on July 18, 2012 that he knew nothing about Stand Your Ground laws before the incident. One of Zimmerman’s Seminole County State college professors, Alexis Carter, who taught a criminal law course involving extensive Stand Your Ground laws where Zimmerman was a student in 2010, testified that he remembers Zimmerman for being one of his better students who got an A grade in the course. Apparently, Zimmerman knew the Stand Your Ground law better than most others, perhaps good enough to try to get away with murder. READ MORE