George Zimmerman Wants Another Judge

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- The ex-neighborhood watch volunteer charged with killing Trayvon Martin is again asking for a new judge.

George Zimmerman filed a motion Friday asking that Circuit Judge Ken Lester be disqualified from the case.

Zimmerman says Lester's comments in a bond order led him to believe Lester is prejudiced against him. The judge said in the order that Zimmerman and his wife misled him about their finances.

Zimmerman also says he can't get a fair trial with Lester presiding over the case.

Zimmerman is charged with second-degree murder. He has pleaded not guilty, claiming self-defense.

Zimmerman asked for a new judge after he was charged in April, claiming there was a potential conflict of interest with the judge.

His request was granted and the case was turned over to Lester.


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  • by Anonymous on Jul 14, 2012 at 02:16 PM
    Give him a African American judge.Maybe that will cook his goose. Regardless of color the judge has to abide by the law.But it would make ol' Zimmerman paranoid. Ha! Ha!
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