Live-Tweeting the Zimmerman Trial

Follow our updates and watch a livestream as opening statements begin.

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George Zimmerman in court (Getty Images)

Join us here or on Twitter for a live discussion of the opening statements in the second-degree-murder trial of George Zimmerman, who is accused of murdering 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. Use the hashtag #GZtrial to weigh in with your tweets.

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Corey Dade, an award-winning journalist based in Washington, D.C., is a former national correspondent at NPR and political reporter at the Wall Street Journal, the Boston Globe and other news organizations. Follow him on Twitter.

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