WEAR - Search Results

The following is an archived video story. The text content of that video story is available below for reference. The original video has been deleted and is no longer available.

Zimmerman's college professor takes the stand today

SANFORD  --  The murder trial of George Zimmerman continued in Florida today, with the prosecution trying to hurt Zimmerman's credibility.

They called in one of his college professors, Alexis Carter. 
In interviews, Zimmerman has claimed he wasn't aware of Florida's "Stand your Ground" law before he shot Trayvon Martin, but Carter says he taught the subject in class, and Zimmerman was an "a" student.

Did you discuss specifically teach self defense and Stand Your Ground Laws

In connection of violent crimes such as murder?
Yes.
The defense noted that prosecutors haven't proven Zimmerman was in class when the topic was discussed.
   
The Neighborhood Watch volunteer says he shot the 17 year old in self defense.