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Zimmerman may appear at court hearing Tuesday

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SANFORD, Fla. -

An important hearing for the defense in the Trayvon Martin killing is coming up Tuesday. Mark O'Mara, the attorney for shooting suspect George Zimmerman said he's requesting case-related evidence from the prosecution, CNN reported.

On Tuesday he'll ask prosecutors to hand over the evidence they have on his client, like the 911 calls made the night Trayvon Martin was killed. And O'Mara told CNN he also wanted a chance to question Benjamin Crump, the Martin family attorney, under oath.

Crump says the state wants to know if he'll waive his right to stand your ground immunity.

"If a conviction of George Zimmerman, based on the evidence, occurs," Crump said. "Then he appeals on the act that he didn't get a stand your ground immunity rights. so they want to clear that up."

Prosecutors filed a motion last week asking that Zimmerman's attorney state whether he is waiving his client's right to the immunity hearing.  

Zimmerman's attorney has told the judge in the case he doesn't need the two weeks she had scheduled this month for such a hearing.

Attorney Mark O'Mara had previously said he may want to wrap that hearing into Zimmerman's second-degree murder trial, set for June.   

At an immunity hearing, the judge would have sole discretion to decide if Zimmerman is exempt from culpability in the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.

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