What to know about Zimmerman trial

Published On: Jun 10 2013 12:18:09 PM CDT   Updated On: Jul 15 2013 10:31:31 PM CDT

George Zimmerman has been found not guilty of second-degree murder and manslaughter in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin. Get up to speed on the key events and issues that have led to this point.

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On July 11, Nelson granted a request made by the prosecution, saying jurors could consider manslaughter charges in addition to second-degree murder charges. However, Nelson ultimately denied a request that the jury also be able to consider third-degree murder charges.

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