Zimmerman lawyer to move ‘asap’ against NBC News

Posted by on Jul 15, 2013 at 7:26 am

According to Zimmerman attorney James Beasley, the case against NBC News was stayed pending the outcome of the criminal case. Now that’s out of the way, and Beasley is ready to proceed. “We’re going to start in earnest asap, we just have to get the stay lifted which is a ministerial act,” says Beasley, a Philadelphia lawyer, via e-mail.

When asked how the not-guilty verdict affects the civil case against NBC News, Beasley responded, “This verdict of not guilty is just that, and shows that at least this jury didn’t believe that George was a racist, profiling, or anything that the press accused George of being. That probably doesn’t get you that much but it’s simply time for us to start the case and hold accountable anyone who was irresponsible in their journalism.”

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One Response to “Zimmerman lawyer to move ‘asap’ against NBC News”

  1. MT Geoff on 15/15/13 at 1:11 pm

    Since an NBC operator edited the tape and NBC execs allowed it to air, this would seem to reach the level of “actual malice”.