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Witnesses, from left, Sybrina Fulton, mother of Trayvon Martin; Ronald S. Sullivan, Jr., Clinical Professor of Law, Director of the Criminal Justice Institute, Harvard Law School; David LaBahn, Association of Prosecuting Attorneys president and CEO; Ilya Shapiro, Senior Fellow in Constitutional Studies at Cato Institute; John R. Lott, Jr., president, Crime Prevention Research Center of Swarthmore, Pa.; and Lucia McBath of Atlanta, Ga.; are sworn in on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013, prior to testifying before a Senate Judiciary subcommittee hearing on so-called "stand your ground laws." (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

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George Zimmerman leaves Seminole Circuit Court with his family on Saturday, July 13, 2013, in Sanford, Fla., after a jury found him not guilty of second-degree murder in the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. (AP Photo/Joe Burbank, Pool)

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George Zimmerman leaves Seminole Circuit Court with his family on Saturday, July 13, 2013, in Sanford, Fla., after a jury found him not guilty of second-degree murder in the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. (AP Photo/Joe Burbank, Pool)

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A young Trayvon Martin in his football uniform. (BET screen shot)

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A young Trayvon Martin in his football uniform. (BET screen shot)

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Sybrina Fulton, mother of slain teenager Trayvon Martin, leaves a news conference held by the National Bar Association where they addressed what they say are inequalities in the U.S. justice system related to gun violence and African-Americans, Monday, July 29, 2013, in Miami Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

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Sybrina Fulton, mother of slain teenager Trayvon Martin, leaves a news conference held by the National Bar Association where they addressed what they say are inequalities in the U.S. justice system related to gun violence and African-Americans, Monday, July 29, 2013, in Miami Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

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Tracy Martin, bottom, the father of slain 17-year old Trayvon Martin, looks down as the crowd give him an applause during a forum titled "The Status of Black Males: Ensuring Our Boys Mature Into Strong Men" on Capitol Hill Washington, Wednesday, July 24, 2013. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

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Tracy Martin, bottom, the father of slain 17-year old Trayvon Martin, looks down as the crowd give him an applause during a forum titled "The Status of Black Males: Ensuring Our Boys Mature Into Strong Men" on Capitol Hill Washington, Wednesday, July 24, 2013. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

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George Zimmerman leaves Seminole Circuit Court with his family on Saturday, July 13, 2013, in Sanford, Fla., after a jury found him not guilty of second-degree murder in the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. (AP Photo/Joe Burbank, Pool)

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George Zimmerman leaves Seminole Circuit Court with his family on Saturday, July 13, 2013, in Sanford, Fla., after a jury found him not guilty of second-degree murder in the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. (AP Photo/Joe Burbank, Pool)

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The recording artists Beyonce (from left) and Jay-Z join Trayvon Martin’s mother, Sybrina Fulton, and the Rev. Al Sharpton at the Justice for Trayvon vigil in New York on Saturday, July 20, 2013. (AP Photo/Noerdlinger Media, Rachel Noerdlinger)

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George Zimmerman leaves Seminole Circuit Court with his family on Saturday, July 13, 2013, in Sanford, Fla., after a jury found him not guilty of second-degree murder in the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. (AP Photo/Joe Burbank, Pool)

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Several hundred people gather in Baltimore on Monday, July 15, 2013, for a demonstration after the acquittal of neighborhood watch member George Zimmerman, who was found not guilty Saturday in the 2012 shooting death of Trayvon Martin in Sanford, Fla. (AP Photo/Steve Ruark)

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Several hundred people gather in Baltimore on Monday, July 15, 2013, for a demonstration after the acquittal of neighborhood watch member George Zimmerman, who was found not guilty Saturday in the 2012 shooting death of Trayvon Martin in Sanford, Fla. (AP Photo/Steve Ruark)

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Several hundred people gather in Baltimore on Monday, July 15, 2013, for a demonstration after the acquittal of neighborhood watch member George Zimmerman, who was found not guilty Saturday in the 2012 shooting death of Trayvon Martin in Sanford, Fla. (AP Photo/Steve Ruark)

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** FILE ** Sybrina Fulton (center), the mother of Trayvon Martin, closes her eyes as the family attorney Benjamin Crump rests his head against her shoulder April 11, 2012, during a news conference at the Washington Convention Center in Washington about the arrest of George Zimmerman for the killing of Martin. To her right is her son, Jahvaris Fulton. (Associated Press)

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George Zimmerman leaves Seminole Circuit Court with his family on Saturday, July 13, 2013, in Sanford, Fla., after a jury found him not guilty of second-degree murder in the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. (AP Photo/Joe Burbank, Pool)

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George Zimmerman leaves Seminole Circuit Court with his family on Saturday, July 13, 2013, in Sanford, Fla., after a jury found him not guilty of second-degree murder in the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. (AP Photo/Joe Burbank, Pool)

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An NAACP petition filed through MoveOn.org calls for the Justice Department to file civil rights charges against George Zimmerman, acquitted in the death of Trayvon Martin. (MoveOn.org)