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Lawyer: Florida Owes Zimmerman $300K

Lawyer: Florida Owes Zimmerman $300K
Posted August 27th, 2013 @ 9:13am by Rob Quinn, Newser Staff

(NEWSER– Looks like George Zimmerman has taken time out from visiting gun factories and speeding in Texas to take care of more legal business: He plans to ask the state of Florida to reimburse him for up to $300,000 in legal expenses, his lawyer tells the Orlando Sentinel. Because he was acquitted, a Florida statute requires the state to pay his costs for things like expert witnesses and travel, and he plans to file a motion soon, lawyer Mark O'Mara says.

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