Originally published at: DEVELOPING: George Zimmerman Sues Family of Trayvon Martin, Others for $100 Million | Sean Hannity
George Zimmerman, the man ultimately acquitted for the killing of teenager Trayvon Martin in 2012, is reportedly suing the young man’s family and their lawyers for $100 million.
“Zimmerman’s trial and acquittal sparked protests and a national debate about race relations. The Justice Department later decided not to bring a civil rights case against Zimmerman,” reports Florida’s Sun Sentinel.
“It was a complete travesty of justice which destroyed my client’s life,” said Zimmerman’s attorney Larry Klayman. “People are destroyed and smeared and they have to start fighting back.”
BREAKING: George Zimmerman sues family of Trayvon Martin, publisher, prosecutors for $100 million https://t.co/6ZicWP0eYT
— Miami Herald (@MiamiHerald) December 4, 2019
“Zimmerman is also suing civil rights attorney Crump and HarperCollins Publishers, accusing them of defaming him in Crump’s book published in October called ‘Open Season: Legalized Genocide of Colored People,’ ‘with actual malice knowing the untruth or at a minimum a reckless disregard for the truth,’ according to the lawsuit,” adds the newspaper.
This is a developing story. Check back for updates.
Source: South Florida Sun Sentinel