Stand Your Ground Law
Showing the breadth of Florida’s “stand your ground” law, an appeals court Wednesday said the controversial legal defense can be used by a juvenile involved in a fight on a school bus.
Critics of the state’s “stand your ground” law and Saturday’s acquittal of George Zimmerman in the shooting death of teen Trayvon Martin hope to make Florida pay.
Stevie Wonder fans in the Sunshine State will have to travel out of state if they want to see the singer perform again. The legendary artist announced a boycott of Florida Sunday until the state repeals its Stand Your Ground law in the wake of the George Zimmerman verdict.
The tables were turned on a potential criminal Monday night on Miami Beach. The homeowner surprised him at gun point in the driveway of his home, and a surveillance camera captured the whole thing.
A CBS4 exclusive interview with Trayvon Martin’s brother, Jahvaris Fulton, took center stage in the George Zimmerman murder trial Friday morning.
Six jurors, all women, have been chosen for the trial of George Zimmerman, the man charged in the fatal shooting of unarmed teen Trayvon Martin.
Potential jurors for the trial of George Zimmerman, the man who fatally shot unarmed teen Trayvon Martin, started Wednesday with a Florida judge reading the formal charge against Zimmerman, and then later reminded by the prosecutor that the case will be different from what they’ve seen on shows like “Law & Order.”
After seven days of interviewing potential jurors for the trial of George Zimmerman, the man charged in the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, prosecutors and defense attorneys have selected a pool of 40 potential jurors for further questioning.
The prosecution in the George Zimmerman murder case requested that some of Trayvon Martin’s personal information stay out of the courtroom.
George Zimmerman, the man charged with fatally shooting Trayvon Martin, wants the jury during his trial to be kept in isolation.