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Michael Skolnik live-tweets Zimmerman bail hearing

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Skolnik is editor in chief of GlobalGrind.com & Political Director to Russell Simmons. He is close to the Martin family.

George Zimmerman has entered the courtroom wearing a suit and tie.

— Michael Skolnik (@MichaelSkolnik) April 20, 2012

The attorney for Zimmerman will call George's family members as witnesses. They will not appear in court, for "safety" reasons.

— Michael Skolnik (@MichaelSkolnik) April 20, 2012

Zimmerman's attorney surrenders George's passport to the court, which expires in May of 2012.

— Michael Skolnik (@MichaelSkolnik) April 20, 2012

The first witness that is being called is Shelly Zimmerman, George's wife. She is on speaker phone in the courtroom.

— Michael Skolnik (@MichaelSkolnik) April 20, 2012

no, this is quite unusual. for "safety" reasons RT @theglamlifeva: @MichaelSkolnik is it normal for people to testify via telephone?

— Michael Skolnik (@MichaelSkolnik) April 20, 2012

Zimmerman's wife is not working, is a full-time nursing student 4 weeks away from graduation. They don't own their home.

— Michael Skolnik (@MichaelSkolnik) April 20, 2012

Zimmerman's wife is stating that their family does not financial means to pay for a bond. They are trying to "scrape up" money.

— Michael Skolnik (@MichaelSkolnik) April 20, 2012

Attorney is doing this to show court that the Zimmerman family does not have a lot of money, so if there was bond granted, it should be low.

— Michael Skolnik (@MichaelSkolnik) April 20, 2012

Zimmerman's attorney: "Do you believe that George is a danger to the community?" Zimmerman's wife: "No I do not."

— Michael Skolnik (@MichaelSkolnik) April 20, 2012

Prosecutor is asking Zimmerman's wife if she's aware of her husband's violent history and fact that he is being charged w/ 2nd degree murder

— Michael Skolnik (@MichaelSkolnik) April 20, 2012

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