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July 16th, 2013
10:31 PM ET

One million sign petition to file charges against Zimmerman

The mounting Trayvon Martin movement.

More than a million people have now signed a petition urging the department of justice to file federal civil rights charges against George Zimmerman.
A short time ago, Attorney General Eric Holder spoke out about the case for the second time in two days.

But whether the U.S. government is willing to take legal action is still uncertain.

Outfront tonight: Cornell Belcher, a CNN political analyst, legal analyst Paul Callan and syndicated radio host Michael Medved.


Filed under: Trayvon Martin • Zimmerman Case
July 16th, 2013
10:08 PM ET

Missed clues about Boston bombing suspect

Were there missed clues in a Boston-area triple-murder that could have disrupted the marathon bombings?

In September 2011, three close friends of Tamerlan Tsarnaev's were brutally murdered. Brendan Mess, Eric Weissman & Raphael Teken were found amid a gruesome crime scene - their throats slashed, ear-to-ear and drugs spread over their bodies.

For more than a year-a-half there were no suspects. It wasn't until after the Boston Marathon bombing that it became clear that Tamerlan Tsarnaev was a key suspect in both crimes.

In an OutFront  investigation, our Deb Feyerick looks into the key players in the murder mystery who talk about some of the biggest errors authorities made in that case.


Filed under: Boston Marathon Explosion • Crime
July 16th, 2013
09:57 PM ET

Was Zimmerman's jury motivated by race?

Was Zimmerman's jury motivated by race?

Rachel Jeantel, The prosecution's star witness, who was on the phone with Trayvon Martin moments before he was shot and killed by Zimmerman - told Piers Morgan – she wasn't surprised by the verdict.

Piers Morgan: The jury - the juror tonight made it clear that the jury never really discussed race as being a motivating factor.

Rachel Jeantel: I imagine, they're white. Well, one Hispanic lady. She's stuck in the middle.

Piers Morgan: Five white women on the jury and one Hispanic lady.

Rachel Jeantel: Yes. I had a feeling it was going to be not guilty so.

OutFront tonight:  Radio Show Host Stephanie Miller, Comedian Dean Obeidallah and Saphia Songhai – a filmmaker and 2008 miss black Massachusetts-USA.


Filed under: Justice • Trayvon Martin • Zimmerman Case
July 16th, 2013
09:34 PM ET

Asiana crash survivors file legal papers against Boeing

Passengers of Asiana Flight 214 that crashed in San Francisco are taking the first steps in a major lawsuit against Boeing, the maker of the plane.

Passengers sue Boeing, Asiana Airlines following crash

A legal filing is asking for information about component parts of the plane, though at this point, nothing from the NTSB points to equipment failure as the cause of the crash, which left three dead and over 180 injured.

CNN's Kyung Lah has the latest.

July 16th, 2013
09:27 PM ET

Zimmerman jury consultant: I had juror B37 as a prosecution strike

With a full acquittal, George Zimmerman's defense team certainly had the jury they wanted at the end of the day.

Monday night, juror B37 spoke out for the first time and told Anderson Cooper she couldn't help but find Zimmerman's story believable.

Juror B37: "I think George Zimmerman is a man whose heart was in the right place, but just got displaced by the vandalism in the neighborhoods and wanting to catch these people so badly that he went above and beyond what he really should've done. I think his heart was in the right place, it just went terribly wrong."

But what did the rest of the jury think and what was the defense team's strategy while picking the jury?

Outfront tonight: Robert Hirschhorn is the jury consultant for Zimmerman's defense.


Filed under: Justice • Trayvon Martin • Zimmerman Case
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