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George Zimmerman to ask for money from Florida for court costs

MGN Online Photo credit: Seminole Circuit Court via CNN
Tuesday, August 27, 2013 - 8:47am

George Zimmerman's legal team plans to ask the state of Florida to pay up to 300-thousand dollars of his legal expenses. Tt would cover some of the money spent on expert witnesses, travel expenses and transcript fees during his murder trial.

Zimmerman was acquitted in the death of teenager Trayvon Martin. Under Florida law, an acquitted defendant can ask the court to pay some of the costs in the case.


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