Someone Raised Some Legal Aid Money: Casey Anthony’s Attorney To Defend Detective In Trayvon Martin Case
From Black Voices
The same attorney who defended Casey Anthony is now involved in the trial of George Zimmerman, the neighborhood watch captain facing second degree murder charges for the shooting of Trayvon Martin, the unarmed 17-year-old killed in February.
The Miami Herald is reporting that Jose Baez, who gained national attention for working to get Anthony acquitted, has confirmed that he is representing Chris Serino, the controversial lead investigator for the Martin case.
“He wants his own counsel — he’s intimidated,” Michael Wright, a spokesman for Baez, told the Herald. “It may not be a friendly deposition.”
Baez himself went on to speak to the Orlando Sentinel on behalf of his client, arguing that he wants the truth to come out accurately.
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