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Judge orders Zimmerman back to jail for misleading court

George Zimmerman was ordered back to jail on Friday for misleading the court at his bond hearing about his finances.

Seminole County Circuit Court Judge Kenneth Lester revoked the bail for Zimmerman — who is facing a second-degree murder charge in the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin of Miami Gardens — after finding that Zimmerman and his wife concealed their access to a $200,000 account during a bail hearing in April.

Zimmerman, who was not present at Friday’s hearing, now must surrender to Seminole County sheriff’s deputies by Sunday afternoon.

Zimmerman, a neighborhood watch volunteer, is accused of chasing down Trayvon in his gated community in Sanford and then shooting him after a scuffle on Feb. 26. Prosecutors argue that Zimmerman went after Trayvon, who was walking to his father’s apartment, because he wrongly assumed the teen was about to commit a crime. Zimmerman told police he acted in self-defense, after Trayvon attacked him and slammed his head on the sidewalk. More here.


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It appears that Mr. Zimmerman made at least two different innacurate statements during the April bail hearing. First, he told Martin's parents during his statement to them that he didn't know how old their son was, even though he had correctly predicted his age during the February 911 call. And now he lied about being indigent and did not disclose his second passport. Not good for a situation in which a huge part of his defense is his own testimony about what happened that night. Questions now exist about whether or not he tends to be dishonest.


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Rodman Goode

Allow me to play devil's advocate. Perhaps it was an honest gaff. Maybe it's all a misunderstanding. Maybe Zimmerman and his wife simply misstated their net worth. After all, $200,000 is a hard number to clearly articulate.
"Two hundred-thousand dollars."
"Two hundred grand."
"A couple of hundred K."
"Two hundred-thousand smackers."
Nope. Not that difficult to say after all. Maybe I was wrong.
Maybe Zimmerman's just a liar.



Double jeopardy is subject to the dual sovereignty doctrine. It states that a person can be tried for the same crime twice if he or she is being tried by more than one distinct, sovereign government. This means that a person could be tried by the federal government and by a state government for the same crime. Both entities are distinctly sovereign units that have their own sets of laws and their power derived from different sets of people.

The petition addresses the DOJ policy that guides them in deciding whether or not to bring federal charges against someone after a person has already been tried by a state..


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