Judge in Trayvon Martin Case May Step Down Due to Conflict
1 year ago
Husband of judge was hired by CNN to do legal analysis of case
The judge who has been appointed to the upcoming Trayvon Martin murder trial may leave due to a conflict of interest.
“I’m very very concerned that this is going to be problematic moving forward," Zimmerman's defense attorney Mark O'Mara said on a conference call.
"If you choose to file a motion to disqualify me as judge it has to be in writing,” Recksiedler responded.
Her husband is also connected to O'Mara as they both provided legal commentary on television on the Casey Anthony trial. Nejame's firm also reportedly recommended O'Mara to Zimmerman.
Recksiedler said it was important to disclose the relationship before the case goes forward.
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