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Trial Brings New Scrutiny of Stand Your Ground Law

Nearly seven months after a jury acquitted George Zimmerman, whose shooting of an unarmed black teenager made him synonymous with Florida’s so-called Stand Your Ground law, the state’s latest drama involving a fatal burst of gunfire and a claim of self-defense began to play out Thursday in a Florida courtroom.

February 7, 2014

Restoring the Dream

Restoring the Dream

When Dr. Martin Luther King gave his "I have a dream" speech in Washington, D.C., black Americans were particularly suspicious of police officers and with good reason. Fifty years later, I suspect that many are now just as suspicious of us. That's a failure within the law enforcement community that demands a remedy.

September 5, 2013

Caught in the Media Spotlight

How do you know when your case is going to put you on the national stage? When it does, will you be prepared to defend what you did or didn't do in front of a national audience?

August 3, 2013

Texas Cop Stops Zimmerman for Speeding

George Zimmerman informed a north Texas police officer that he was carrying a gun in his glove box after he was pulled over for speeding on Sunday.

August 1, 2013

The Real Danger of the Trayvon Martin Case

The Real Danger of the Trayvon Martin Case

We have seen this type of tragedy before and will doubtlessly see it again. It gave rise to the whole Tawana Brawley outrage; it led to the outrageous persecutions and prosecutions of Duke Lacrosse players Reade Seligmann, Collin Finnerty, and David Evans.

July 26, 2013

FBI Tells Sanford PD Not to Return Zimmerman's Gun
Holder: Trayvon Martin Killing 'Unnecessary'

Holder: Trayvon Martin Killing 'Unnecessary'

The Department of Justice is considering bringing a federal civil rights prosecution of George Zimmerman following a jury's acquittal of him for murder charges.

July 16, 2013

Zimmerman Protests Turn Violent In Los Angeles

Zimmerman Protests Turn Violent In Los Angeles

The Los Angeles Police Department arrested 14 people late Monday in South Los Angeles, when members of a George Zimmerman protest began breaking windows and stomping on cars, reports the Los Angeles Times.

July 16, 2013

Zimmerman Protesters Block Freeway, Clash with LAPD
Fla. Chief: I Was Fired for Not Arresting George Zimmerman
Controversy Surrounds Trayvon Martin Detective's Testimony
Fla. Sergeant Tried To Save Trayvon Martin

Fla. Sergeant Tried To Save Trayvon Martin

The Sanford (Fla.) Police sergeant who attempted to save Trayvon Martin as he lay on wet grass with a gunshot wound to the chest testified Tuesday during the second day of George Zimmerman's murder trial.

June 26, 2013

Fla. Sgt. Fired for Offering Trayvon Martin Target

Fla. Sgt. Fired for Offering Trayvon Martin Target

Port Canaveral Police Sgt. Ron King, a two-year veteran of the force, attempted to defend his actions in a YouTube video posted Saturday. In the video, King said he wanted "to use a bad situation as a learning tool."

April 15, 2013

Police Chief In Trayvon Martin Case Fired

Police Chief In Trayvon Martin Case Fired

The Florida police chief who failed to arrest George Zimmerman immediately after the fatal shooting of teenager Trayvon Martin has been fired by Sanford's city manager.

June 21, 2012

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