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Florida / Martin Murder Case / Zimmerman Murder Trial / The Verdict #1051093

CNN Evening News for Sunday, Jul 14, 2013
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(Sanford, Florida: Don Lemon) The not-guilty verdict in the trial of George Zimmerman for the shooting death of Florida teen Trayvon Martin noted.

(No location given: David Mattingly) Zimmerman’s life after the trial examined; details given about Tweets, e-mail & letters wishing him bodily harm or death and about donations from the public for his defense. [Zimmerman’s attorney Mark O’MARA†- notes people who think George killed Trayvon for racial reasons could react violently.] [Reputation management counselor Mike PAUL†- states Zimmerman going back to pursuing a career in law enforcement is the worst thing he could do.] [Casey Anthony defense attorney Cheney MASON†- notes he still gets threats after Anthony was found not guilty of murdering her daughter.] [MAN - says he has to be careful about who he associates with even if they’re offering financial support.] [MAN – says he’s going to be looking around his shoulder for the rest of his life.]

(Sanford, Florida: Don Lemon) Live discussion held with criminal defense attorney Holly Hughes†, former prosecutor Faith Jenkins†, former Los Angeles County prosecutor Loni Coombs†, and attorney Brian Kabateck† about Zimmerman’s future. [From Atlanta, HUGHES – says concerns about his safety are legitimate; notes Martin’s parents have conducted themselves with dignity & grace.] [From New York, JENKINS – notes the irony in Zimmerman’s brother’s concern about people taking the law into their own hands.] [From Los Angeles, COOMBS – predicts Zimmerman will have to live a sequestered life; notes the role of social media.] [From Los Angeles, KABATECK – says you don’t poke the bear and you muzzle your brother.]

Lemon, Don;
Mattingly, David

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