Trayvon Martin Case Evidence: Weed Out, Fighting in, Texts Blocked, Gold Teeth Out

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This morning in the final pretrial hearing for George Zimmerman, the neighborhood watchman accused of killing black Florida teen Trayvon Martin, a judge has made key rulings regarding the admissibility of various evidence.

The highlights:

Martin’s past marijuana use is not admissible, and neither is his wearing of gold teeth.

However, according to reporters tweeting from the courtroom, evidence of his history of violence will be allowed, with conditions.

The highly controversial text messages are out, for now:

The rulings could cripple the defense’s plan of attack:

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