George Zimmerman's lawyers are going to ask the State of Florida to refund Mr. Zimmerman some of the money spent on his legal defense.
State law requires that Florida cover all legal expenses — except lawyer’s fees — for an acquitted defendant, from expert witnesses to the 3D videos shown to jurors. Zimmerman is still preparing a motion that will ask for between $200,000 and $300,000, according to his lawyer.
Taxpayers have already shelled out an estimated $902,000 on the second-degree murder trial that ended July 13,... (source)
The case should never have been brought to court. Hopefully, the voters will remove the publicity hungry state attorneys who charged Zimmerman.