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August 25, 2014

Jordan Davis Trial – August 25, 2014 Update (Recent Pleadings Attached)

by John Phillips

In February, a Florida jury found Michael Dunn guilty on four of five charges in a case in which Dunn shot ten times at a car full of teenagers over a dispute that started about loud music.  However, the 12 person jury could not come to a unanimous decision on the charge of the murder of Jordan Davis and a mistrial was declared on that count alone.  A retrial of that count is scheduled for September 22.  Dunn faces a minimum of 60 years for the other convictions.  Sentencing has been delayed until after trial has concluded.

Trial Update

There is a pre-trial hearing today, August 25, 2014.  No known motions are scheduled.  It is a status conference for the Court to make sure things are progressing. 

Here are a few recent filings in the case:

simons_demoDr. Stacey Simons was formerly employed by the Duval County Medical Examiner’s Office.  As you will recall, Dr. Simons opined about bullet trajectory.  Michael Dunn’s lawyer will be taking her deposition this week:

Simons Deposition Notice.

Michael Dunn has disclosed additional witnesses:

Dunn Additional Witness Disclosure.

And the State of Florida has also supplemented its witness list. Some of the additional witnesses and items are located in bold text:

State Additional Witness and Evidence Disclosure.

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Mike Browns Father

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Meanwhile, Ron Davis is in Ferguson supporting the Brown family.  Michael Brown’s father wore a shirt featuring Jordan Davis, Trayvon Martin, Oscar Grant, Emmett Till and others. Finally, here is a photo of Tracy Martin, Ron Davis and Oscar Grant’s uncle, Bobby Johnson.

Tracy, Bobby and Ron

Jordan’s Parents

 1395267_591761600860529_1106572333_nJordan’s mother, Lucia McBath as been busy as an advocate since trial.  She recently wrote this op-ed about Jordan. She is the national spokesperson for Moms Demand Action For Gun Sense in America and spoken nationally and internationally, still parenting Jordan and using her passion and compassion to open people’s eyes about what is going on to cause events like what occurred to her son on November 23, 2012.

ron_davis_sybrina_and_jahvaris_fulton_at_un_cerd_review.jpg.CROP.rtstoryvar-largeJordan’s father, Ron Davis has similarly been advocating nationally and internationally. He recently was in Geneva as part of a delegation calling for a United Nations committee to review U.S. compliance with the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination, along with Trayvo Martin’s brother and mother.

How You Can Help – FREE

If you would like a free support Jordan Davis wristband before trial, click here.

Trial starts September 22- it is the re-trial of the hung count for Dunn’s murder of Jordan Davis. Please keep the family in your prayers.

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