Actually, not in jail. He's out on bond. A bond that was substantially increased by the court after finding that Zimmerman and his wife lied about their assets, and had in their possession a second passport--details that combined to make him appear to be a much more substantial flight risk.<quoted text>
Zimmerman has been in jail since this incident with a huge target on his back. He's been sued and his accounts demolished.
I'm sure he's laughing with you.
And while he may acquire a target when/if he ultimately is jailed, I am not certain that he currently is in anywhere near as much danger as the defense likes to make out. Their latest move, having already requested a sequestered jury is to also request an anonymous jury on the grounds that the jury member's safety demands such.
The defense is whining loudly about the national coverage of the case, at the same time neatly overlooking his own attempts to use the press and social media to control the story.
To their credit, the prosecution has filed a motion in limine to prevent the presentation of irrelevant and immaterial information about the victim, such as his social media presence, school records and whether or not he had ever worn fake gold teeth. So, at least the jury will not see these things presented in court--pending the judge's ruling.