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George Zimmerman is charged with second-degree murder for killing Trayvon Martin on Feb. 26, 2012. Zimmerman says he shot the 17-year-old in self-defense. Jury selection is scheduled to begin Monday.
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However, Nelson did say that she may allow some of it in court if the defense can find a way around the hearsay rules of evidence. Many of these photos show Martin with drugs, smoking and holding a gun. They were taken from his cell phone.
The judge ruled Zimmerman's criminal past, including domestic violence allegations against him, will not be allowed in court.
During the trial, the jury also won't know what sentence Zimmerman is facing as they weigh the evidence and decide whether he's guilty of second-degree murder.