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.
His death saddened a nation and sparked a wide ranging conversation about race relations in the U.S. Tuesday marked the one year anniversary of the shooting death of 17-year old Trayvon Martin by Neighborhood Watch volunteer George Zimmerman.
A task force looking into Florida’s Stand Your Ground law has determined the law is good and shouldn’t be overturned.
A witness in the Trayvon Martin murder case said she was on the phone with the teen before he was killed.
Trial scheduling and the jury selection process will be laid off at a Thursday hearing by a judge presiding over the trial of George Zimmerman.
A former Miami-Dade Fire-Rescue captain, demoted for a seemingly racist rant posted on his Facebook page, offered no apology Tuesday as he and the firefighters’ union appealed his punishment.
On what would have been Trayvon Martin’s 18th birthday, a judge in the case of a former neighborhood watch leader accused of shooting the Miami teen has denied a defense request to delay the trial.
The trial of George Zimmerman, the man charged with shooting unarmedMiami teen Trayvon Martin to death, may start later than originally expected.
The mother of Trayvon Martin joined Democratic lawmakers at the Florida Capitol on Wednesday to call on lawmakers to support the repeal of the so-called “Stand Your Ground” law.
The mother of Trayvon Martin will be at Florida’s Capitol this week to support legislation that would repeal the state’s “stand your ground” self defense law.