Stand Your Ground
What was expected to be a lengthy hearing got underway Tuesday morning in a Sanford courtroom as attorneys for the state and for George Zimmerman, the man charged in the death of Trayvon Martin, work through a number of motions.
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.
A task force looking into Florida’s Stand Your Ground law has determined the law is good and shouldn’t be overturned.
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.
Nearly 1,000 showed up for a Trayvon Martin Peace Walk in North Miami-Dade on Saturday.
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.
An Orlando-area private detective company, Associated Investigative Services Inc, has filed suit against George Zimmerman and his attorney Mark O’Mara claiming they are owed $27,000 for security services, according to the Orlando Sentinel.
A Miami criminal court judge denied a widow’s claim that she acted in self-defense when she shot and killed the man she suspected of killing her husband.