The Florida-Times Union reported Bernie de la Rionda, a lead prosecutor in the Trayvon Martin case, leaked the name of a dozen witnesses — violating a court order. Arguments in the case against George Zimmerman, the man who killed Trayvon Martin, an unarmed 16-year-old, will begin on June 10, 2013.
Authorities involved in this case including judges, prosecutors, and attorneys have made protecting the identity of witnesses a top priority. When people hear the name George Zimmerman or Trayvon Martin, deep, and often unbridled, emotions surface . . .