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Judge dismisses Zimmerman's lawsuit against NBC
« on: June 30, 2014, 12:23:31 PM »
Mike Schneider
AP via Yahoo
June 30,2014

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A Florida judge on Monday dismissed the defamation lawsuit filed by George Zimmerman against NBC and three reporters, saying the former neighborhood watch leader failed to show the network acted with malice.

Judge Debra Nelson said the malice standard was appropriate because Zimmerman became a public figure after he shot 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in Sanford in February 2012, generating a national conversation about race and self-defense laws.

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