Look back: George Zimmerman trial

Posted: 1:16 PM EDT Jun 24, 2013   Updated: 4:26 PM EDT Jul 11, 2014

On July 13, 2013, a Florida jury found George Zimmerman not guilty in the death of Trayvon Martin. The former neighborhood watchman never denied fatally shooting the unarmed teen, but he said he did so because he feared for his life. Take a look back at some of the highlights from Zimmerman's highly publicized trial.

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"Good morning. 'F*****g punks, these a**holes all get away.' "With a greeting and an attention-grabbing quote from defendant George Zimmerman, prosecutor John Guy began his opening statement in the trial surrounding the killing of teen Trayvon Martin.

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