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    Re: Grand jury assembling in civil-rights case involving George Zimmerman

    More info in regards to Taaffe's GJ testimoney.


    Former Zimmerman supporter appears for grand jury testimony


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    Taaffe said he expected to testify about a phone call days before Zimmerman's arrest from someone who claimed to be Zimmerman and made a "racial comment" about the case, Taaffe said.

    He said the call came from an unknown number, so he couldn't be 100 percent sure it was Zimmerman.

    Taaffe said FBI agents also have asked him about comments he made while Zimmerman's jury was deliberating. Taaffe claimed to have been tipped off about the jury's discussions, which are supposed to be secret.


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    Former Zimmerman supporter appears for grand jury, says Trayvon was profiled - Orlando Sentinel
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    Re: Grand jury assembling in civil-rights case involving George Zimmerman

    Quote Originally Posted by Excon View Post
    More info in regards to Taaffe's GJ testimoney.


    Former Zimmerman supporter appears for grand jury testimony


    [...]

    Taaffe said he expected to testify about a phone call days before Zimmerman's arrest from someone who claimed to be Zimmerman and made a "racial comment" about the case, Taaffe said.

    He said the call came from an unknown number, so he couldn't be 100 percent sure it was Zimmerman.

    Taaffe said FBI agents also have asked him about comments he made while Zimmerman's jury was deliberating. Taaffe claimed to have been tipped off about the jury's discussions, which are supposed to be secret.


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    Former Zimmerman supporter appears for grand jury, says Trayvon was profiled - Orlando Sentinel
    The above is not admissible evidence in any sort of trial. It might have been Zimmerman?
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    Re: Grand jury assembling in civil-rights case involving George Zimmerman

    If a police officer would not be brought up on these kinds of charges in the same scenario, then Zimmerman shouldn't either.

    I don't understand the connection between the racial profiling and the actual shooting.

    Even if Zimmerman followed him because he was black, that has no bearing on how Martin jumped him and tried to kill him.

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    Re: Grand jury assembling in civil-rights case involving George Zimmerman

    Quote Originally Posted by Dittohead not! View Post
    The above is not admissible evidence in any sort of trial. It might have been Zimmerman?
    Not in court, but before a GJ hearing yes.
    It is called grasping.
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    Re: Grand jury assembling in civil-rights case involving George Zimmerman

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    Re: Grand jury assembling in civil-rights case involving George Zimmerman

    Quote Originally Posted by Excon View Post
    Not in court, but before a GJ hearing yes.
    It is called grasping.
    It's called hearsay.
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    Re: Grand jury assembling in civil-rights case involving George Zimmerman

    Quote Originally Posted by Dittohead not! View Post
    Probably a reprehensible attempt to get around Constitutional guarantees against double jeopardy.
    double jeopardy is in the same court for the same charge. OJ can not be tried on murder charges in state court again. He was sued in civil court and could have been sued in federal court.


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    Re: Grand jury assembling in civil-rights case involving George Zimmerman

    Quote Originally Posted by Dittohead not! View Post
    It's called hearsay.
    Odd. It is like you are trying to have an argument when we both agree. Strange.

    Secondly, my comment was obviously in regards to the GJ. That is why I stated "GJ".
    And presenting such info to a GJ is called "grasping".
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    Re: Grand jury assembling in civil-rights case involving George Zimmerman

    Quote Originally Posted by 1750Texan View Post
    double jeopardy is in the same court for the same charge. OJ can not be tried on murder charges in state court again. He was sued in civil court and could have been sued in federal court.
    Exactly, so come up with a new and improved charge, and you can have a new trial. It's making an end run around double jeopardy. It's legal. Reprehensible, but legal.
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    Re: Grand jury assembling in civil-rights case involving George Zimmerman

    Quote Originally Posted by Dittohead not! View Post
    Exactly, so come up with a new and improved charge, and you can have a new trial. It's making an end run around double jeopardy. It's legal. Reprehensible, but legal.
    I don't think that "double jeopardy" means what you think it means.
    I may be wrong.

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