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Listen to the interview below as it leads heavily that a fix was in on behalf Trayvon Martin's killer Zimmerman self-defense acquittal.
What's Strange Fruit? Sung by the late Billie Holiday in 1939, the poem Strange Fruit was originally written by teacher Abel Meeropol, in a effort to expose American racism and unjustified lynching of African Americans throughout the United States.
Today, an analysis for the meaning of "Strange Fruit" can be easily used to describe pre and post George Zimmerman verdict actions of juror number B37.
Originally sourced on the web news site of Gawker, Zimmerman Trial Juror B37 rather quickly obtained a literary agent. The female's juror soon-to-be written publication is set to focus on her views and analysis of the trial "not guilty" verdict, which allowed George Zimmerman to walk free from a Seminole County Criminal Court after killing 17-year-old murder victim, Trayvon Martin.
"My hope is that people will read Juror B37’s book, written with her attorney husband, and understand the commitment it takes to serve and be sequestered on a jury in a highly publicized murder trial and how important, despite one’s personal viewpoints, it is to follow the letter of the law.
It could open a whole new dialogue about laws that may need to be revised and revamped to suit a 21st century way of life. The reader will also learn why the jurors had no option but to find Zimmerman Not Guilty due to the manner in which he was charged and the content of the jury instructions."Point of Clarity - George Zimmerman's lead defense Attorney Mark O' Mara is President of the Seminole County Bar and Juror B37 -- a resident of Seminole County -- attorney husband presumably would be a member of the area bar association.
Did discussions on Juror's B37 book take place before or during Zimmerman's trial is a logical open question? Furthermore, if conversations based on securing a book deal was the mainstay during trial which`stoked America's racial divisions with its' final result, is justice blind or was it as the late Billie Holiday expressed with song, Strange Fruit?
Listen to the interview on July 15, 2013 with Juror B37 on CNN's Anderson Cooper program.
Insights into the book-dealing mind of Juror B37 were expressed during her requisition by George Zimmerman's and State of Florida Prosecution Attorney's Bernie de al Rioina and John Guy. Yet, despite the statements noted by Gawker, State and Defense Counsels ironically agreed Juror B37 represented a panel of George Zimmerman peers.
"It’s bad enough how often journalists attribute their scoops to unnamed “sources,” but as cable networks fill time tonight waiting for a verdict in the George Zimmerman trial, Zimmerman’s neighbor Frank Taaffe let slip that his inside sources have told him the jury is deadlocked at the moment, with five of the six jurors moving to acquit."How would Zimmerman's best friend Frank Taffee have insight of what occurred in the jury room? Juror B37 interview on CNN's Anderson Cooper program affirmed that one hold out juror was holding out for Zimmerman's convicted for manslaughter? Notice date of the Twitchy article is July 13, 2013.
- During questioning, she referred multiple times to "riots" in Sanford after Trayvon Martin was killed. "I knew there was rioting, but I guess [the authorities] had it pretty well organized," she says at one point.
- She referred to the killing of Trayvon Martin as "an unfortunate incident that happened."
- Asked by George Zimmerman's attorney to describe Trayvon Martin, she said, "He was a boy of color."Media resources have not verified to date any riots have taken place in Sanford, Florida or across the United States, in reaction to Zimmerman's "Not-Guilty" verdict.
From the Florida Bar Journal - Reining in Juror Misconduct: Practical Suggestions for Judges and Lawyers - January 10, 2010 by Ralph Artigliere, Jim Barton and Bill Hahn
"For alleged juror deception during voir dire, the judge must apply a three-part test set forth in the Florida Supreme Court case of De La Rosa v. Zequeira, 659
So. 2d 239, 241 (Fla. 1995): “[T]he complaining party must establish:
1) the information is relevant and material to jury service in the case;
2) the juror concealed the information during questioning; and
3) the failure to disclose the information was not attributable to the complaining party’s lack of diligence.
Intentional or not, deception during voir dire warrants a new trial only if counsel was prevented from making an informed judgment that likely would have led to a peremptory challenge."Unless the era of Strange Fruit associated with killing 17-year old unarmed youth Trayvon Martin continues by allowing George Zimmerman "not-guilty" verdict to stand, unchallenged in light of the actions of possible "Stealth" Juror B37 -- in a possible Federal Civil Rights Violation charge against the former defendant.
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