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Jury selection begins for George Zimmerman in Trayvon Martin case
Jury selection begins for George Zimmerman in Trayvon Martin case

The trial of George Zimmerman began Monday with the laborious process of picking a jury that will decide the fate of the neighborhood watch volunteer accused of second-degree murder in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, an unarmed African American teenager, during a confrontation last year in a gated community in Sanford, Fla. After a day of fits and starts, the defense and prosecution were able to question only four possible jurors in the first pool of 100 people who filled out questionnaires. The first round of questioning dealt primarily with the impact of pretrial publicity in a case that sparked local and national protests. After the questioning, the lawyers met in front of Circuit...

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