George Zimmerman Hires Miami Attorney Who Thinks He's a Racist

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George Zimmerman has found a new attorney in media-hungry, Miami-based super lawyer Jayne Weintraub. Interestingly, Weintraub, who is a regular talking head on TV news, had previously called Zimmerman a "racist," a "wannabe cop," and called Stand Your Ground a "stupid law."

According to the Associated Press, Weintraub, who works at the law firm of Broad and Cassel, has agreed to represent Zimmerman against his latest domestic violence charges. She replaces a Seminole County public defender. It's unclear if she is being paid for her services.

Though, as Media Matters points out Weintraub has appeared on CNN numerous times commenting on the original Zimmerman case.

"Personally, I think Stand Your Ground is a terrible, terrible law. I think it's almost giving extra permission for those who carry guns," she said once on Piers Morgan.

"Should he not have had a gun? Of course he shouldn't have had a gun. I don't think anyone should," she stated on a previous edition of the show. Though she called Zimmerman a "wannabe cop" during that appearance, she did argue that he shouldn't face any criminal liabilities.

Media Matters also pulled up a tweet in which she called both Zimmerman and Trayvon Martin racists.

So why would she represent him? Surely it has nothing to do with the fact that Zimmerman's previous attorney, Mark O'Mara, was rewarded with a permanent legal analyst gig at CNN shortly after he represented Zimmerman in his murder case.

Though Weintraub appeared on CNN a few times during Zimmerman's original trial, she doesn't have a permanent gig with the channel.

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Floydianslipped
Floydianslipped

Jayne Weintraubs decision is a clear demonstration of the saying "money has no morality, opinion nor conscience"

SedonaSherpa
SedonaSherpa

Jayne W is the poorer version of Gloria Alred...but with the mouth of a New Jersey truck driver

drakemallard
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george zimmerman assaulted a cop, twisted a women ankle at a bar, has been accused of domestic violence against his previous fiancé, stalking people,animal cruelty bullying his coworker, road rage, bullying his neighbors,  se xually molested girls, spread derogatory stereotypes about Mexicans.Pulled a gun on a UPS delivery man. Was on various prescription drugs with known, violent side. Shot  a unarmed kid in the heart. Who he was stalking and frustrated  MAD about his wife not being in their home. No wonder he had such aggression towards "these punks that always get away".. His exact words! No wonder he pursued Trayvon. looking for an altercation.Zimmerman Hid Second Passport, Lied About Money He was mad, in a bad mood from obvious personal reasons with the wife. Accused of threatening wife and father in law  as well as assaulting him, is on video trying to destroy evidence that can be used against him and so on and so forth yet. Zimmerman was involved in a situation involving domestic violence with a gun on new girlfriend. Scheibe’s daughter received a text message from George Zimmerman. Mason said that message was a still image from an intimate home video of Scheibe I guess for many people the man can do no wrong. No wonder he seems to feel like he can get away with anything, for the most part it seems like he can


I don't begin to understand it. He's not just a hypothetical loose cannon--he's already killed once. I believe he's being enabled into taking another life, because the only message he's gotten from the law or the courts is that there are no real consequences. In fact, he's in worse trouble for breaking a glass table top with a gun (presumably the handle/butt) than he was for shooting an unarmed teenage boy. A random table is worth more than a kid's life. So of course he's going to rage on, until he crosses a line in a huge way, and every bit of what's happened since that shooting is the fault of a legal system (in Florida) which has come to enable sociopaths.”


“Who is really surprised by this? He think he is above the law.

It is amazing how poorly the investigation in the Trayvon Martin Case was conducted. If Zimmerman's real background was investigated properly, these things should have been brought to light, and allowed to become evidence. There is no dought in my mind that he deliberately killed Trayvon Martin.That right the only asshole that always get always it's you george zimmerman.Zimmerman will continue to commit violent acts until someone lays down the law. He NEEDS to do some type of time ... He thinks he is invincible

George Zimmerman is about as worthless as the Kardashian's

Floydianslipped
Floydianslipped

@natiboy256 and judging by the syntax you're not too far behind

natiboy256
natiboy256

@Floydianslipped You can suck my syntax like you love it.....the way it feels in your mouth will be your only want......kill all gentiles.....ya feel me? Hahaha

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