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New Judge in Martin Case

From TPM: Florida Judge Jessica Recksiedler on Wednesday stepped down from the second-degree murder case of George Zimmerman, the man accused of killing unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin. Recksiedler gave in to a request from Zimmerman’s attorney, who said the judge had a conflict of interest because her husband was hired by CNN to do commentary on the case. The Orlando Sentinel reported that Judge Kenneth Lester Jr., would take over.

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George Zimmerman charged with second degree murder

This is not a time to do the happy dance. This is the time where we need to stay focused. We need to continue to follow this case. Who cares if George Zimmerman is arrested today and released tomorrow? What we want is for the facts of this case to come out. We want justice to be done. If George Zimmerman truly acted in self-defense and the facts support that, then I’m okay with the results. If, on the other hand, the facts point to something different, then we need to head in that direction. Let justice be done. From TPM:

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Trayvon Martin – Update

What a difference a week makes. Last week, it seemed that I was the only one shouting in the wilderness about Trayvon Martin. Then some of the mainstream media began to report on this bizarre shooting. Color of Change got involved and collected signatures. Yesterday, or over the weekend, MoveOn.org also got involved. Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy From HuffPo: The U.S. Department of Justice and the FBI have opened an investigation into the “facts and circumstances” surrounding the killing of Trayvon Martin, the unarmed teenager shot and killed last month by a neighborhood

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