Controversial verdicts in recent history

Published: Jul 15 2013 12:09:04 PM EDT   Updated On: Jul 15 2013 12:14:22 PM EDT

George Zimmerman's acquittal on murder charges is one of the more controversial verdicts in recent history.

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George Zimmerman's acquittal on murder charges in the shooting death of unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin is one of the more controversial verdicts in recent history, sparking protests nationwide. Here's a look at that case and others that captured the public's attention:

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