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Benjamin Crump

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Social Media’s Impact On Trayvon Martin Case

The death of Trayvon Martin and the role that social media played right after the shooting and how it will affect the trial is precedent setting, according to the attorneys involved in the case.

04/28/2013

(Source: Martin Family Photo)

The Role Of Social Media In The Death Of Trayvon Martin

The role of social media in the investigation into the death of Trayvon Martin will be the topic of discussion Saturday evening at an Associated Press event in Orlando.

CBS4–04/27/2013

The parents of Trayvon Martin, Sybrina Fulton (R) and Tracy Martin (L) watch a news conference on Wednesday, April 11, 2012, in Washington, DC as special prosecutor Angela Corey in Sanford, Florida, announces charges against George Zimmerman. (Source: Evan Vucci/AFP/Getty Images)

Trayvon Martin’s Parents, HOA Settle Wrongful Death Suit

Trayvon Martin’s parents have settled a wrongful-death claim filed against the homeowners association of the subdivision where their son was killed.

CBS4–04/06/2013

George Zimmerman (left) arrives with his lead counsel, Mark O'Mara, for a hearing in Seminole circuit court.  (Joe Burbank/Orlando Sentinel) newsgatePOOL

George Zimmerman’s “Stand Your Ground” Hearing Won’t Be In April

The case against George Zimmerman was back in court Tuesday as the attorney for the man accused of fatally shooting unarmed Miami teen Trayvon Martin announced his client’s “stand your ground” hearing will not begin April 22 as planned.

CBS4–03/05/2013

File photo of the Trayvon Martin trial. (credit: Getty Images)

Zimmerman Defense Seeks Deposition From Witness

A witness in the Trayvon Martin murder case said she was on the phone with the teen before he was killed.

CBS4–02/22/2013

George Zimmerman's booking photo from 6/3/2012.  (Source: Seminole County Corrections)

Zimmerman Aims To Fund Defense With Signed Thank-You Cards

Accused murderer George Zimmerman is running out of cash to fund his defense. His solution? Signed thank-you cards.

CBS4–11/29/2012

Sybrina Fulton (Source: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Trayvon Martin’s Parents Seek Money From Fla. Fund

Trayvon Martin’s mother has asked for an undisclosed amount of money from a state fund set up to help crime victims with things like funeral expenses and counseling, according to documents obtained by The Associated Press.

CBS4–08/06/2012

Isaiah Laurencin & Angela Roberts (Source: Family Photo)

Broward Faces Lawsuit Over Football Player’s Death

A year ago, Isaiah Laurencin was practicing for a spot on the Miramar High School football team. Suddenly, he collapsed during conditioning drills and died. Now, as his mother mourns, she blames the school system and thinks they should pay for the death of her son.

07/31/2012

Isaiah Laurencin

Mother Of Dead Miramar High Football Player Will Sue School District

The mother of a Miramar High football player who collapsed at the end of a conditioning session last July and passed away a short time later will file a lawsuit against the school district.

CBS4–07/26/2012

Security guard Lukace Kendle, 26, is accused of fatally shooting a clubgoer and critically injuring another on June 1 outside Club Lexx in Miami. (Source: Miami-Dade Corrections)

Security Guard Arrested, Charged With Murder In Club Lexx Shooting

Just hours after the family of a man shot dead by a security guard at a Miami Gardens night club made a plea for his arrest he was taken into custody pn a warrant issued by the Miami-Dade State Attorney’s office, charged with second degree murder and attempted murder in the shooting of another suspect.

CBS4–06/08/2012

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