HLN, CNN's sister network, is covering the George Zimmerman trial, gavel to gavel. Zimmerman is charged with second-degree murder in the death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin on February 26, 2012. Here is testimony from Tuesday:
[Update at 4:45 p.m. ET]
Judge Nelson said court will resume at 8:30 a.m. ET: Wednesday so the attorneys can argue over the admissiblity of Zimmerman's criminal justice course work. Testimony should resume around 9 ET Wednesday.
[Update at 4:37 p.m. ET]
Judge Nelson has excused the jury for the evening.
[Update at 4:29 p.m. ET]
Bentsen said she examined her she examined a latent print found on Zimmerman's firearm. However, she was unable to identify who the print belonged to. Guy has finished his questions for Benson. Defense attorney O'Mara asked her if environmental factors like rain can damange latent prints. she said yes. Bentsen has finished her testimony. The attorneys are now at a sidebar with the judge.
[Update at 4:25 p.m. ET]
Bentsen is explaining what a "latent print" is to the jury. She says a latent print can be made by fingers or a palm when it leaves a residue on a surface.
[Update at 4:23 p.m. ET]
Prosecutor Guy has called Kristen Bentsen latent print examiner. She is the prosecution's 28th witness.
[Update at 4:19 p.m. ET]
Judge Nelson is on the bench, and she has asked the attorneys to address the issue about Zimmerman's course work later. She has asked the prosecution to call their next witness that does not involve that issue. The attorneys will be able to argue their positions on the issue at 8:30 a.m. ET Wednesday.
[Update at 3:45 p.m. ET]
Judge Nelson has recessed court for 30 minutes to allow the attorneys to research case law about the issue before the court.
[Update at 3:43 p.m. ET]
O'Mara wants the prosecution to prove Zimmerman was in class when the stand your ground law was taught. Mantei said Zimmerman had access to the course materials whether he attended that class or not.
[Update at 3:40 p.m. ET]
O'Mara is objecting to the fact that the prosecution is attempting to impeach their own evidence with Zimmerman's criminal justice course work.
The prosecution wants to call one of Zimmerman's professor to testify that he had a class on Florida's stand your ground law. In Zimmerman's interview with Hannity, he said he did not know about Florida's stand your ground law.
[Update at 3:36 p.m. ET]
Judge Nelson told the prosecution to redact the other non-criminal justice classes from Zimmerman's transcripts.
[Update at 3:35 p.m. ET]
Judge Nelson said Zimmerman took a class called Criminal Litigation. Mantei said the prosecution plans to call one of Zimmerman's professors.
[Update at 3:33 p.m. ET]