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George Zimmerman's attorney wants judge off murder case

George Zimmerman, who was arrested and charged in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, is seen in this booking photo on Wednesday, April 11, 2012. (Seminole County Sheriff`s Office)

April 17, 2012 12:00:00 AM PDT
George Zimmerman's attorney is asking a judge in the Trayvon Martin second-degree murder case to step down, citing a conflict of interest.

The neighborhood watch volunteer is accused of fatally shooting 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in February.

The judge in the case recently revealed that her husband works with an Orlando attorney who was initially approached by Zimmerman's family to represent him, which presents a conflict of interest.

But the Orland attorney declined to take the case and Zimmerman is now being represented by a different attorney.

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