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Powerful PSA Against Stand Your Ground Laws Re-Enacts Trayvon Martin Murder

The Trayvon Martin murder case and ensuing George Zimmerman trail rocked the United States to its core in a variety of ways; while many activists and social justice enthusiasts staked their claims on Zimmerman’s guilt and raged against the jury’s decision to acquit him of all charges, many others painted Trayvon as a hoodlum and Zimmerman as a victim. Amid …

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Zimmerman Jury Selected: All-Female Jury To Decide Zimmerman’s Fate

George Zimmerman’s jury has finally been seated after a lengthy selection process, according to Zimmerman’s attorney. The six jurors seated are all women, and nearly all (five of the six) are white. Of the four alternates, two are women and two are men. Zimmerman will stand trial beginning next week in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, 17, last February. …

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Trayvon Martin Shouts Analyzed in Court

Over one year ago, Trayvon Martin was shot and killed while walking from a convenience store to his home in his Florida neighborhood. The shooter, George Zimmerman, claims that he shot Martin in self-defense, but he is now on trial for the 17-year-old’s murder. This week, a pre-trial hearing for Zimmerman’s trial turned to the topic of the shouts heard …

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Zimmerman Denied Trial Delay On Martin’s Birthday

George Zimmerman, the man who fatally shot an unarmed teenager last year after an altercation while the boy was walking home, has been denied the chance to delay his trial, which is set to begin in June. Zimmerman claims he shot in self-defense after he approached 17-year old Trayvon Martin for looking “suspicious” as the boy walked home from the …

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Trayvon Martin Case: New Photos Emerge

George Zimmerman’s defense attorneys have requested that his trial be delayed so they can have more time to prepare. The request came after prosecutors took their time turning over evidence, according to Zimmerman’s attorneys. If the request is granted, the second-degree murder trial will be pushed back from June to November. “The state has virtually unlimited resources to prosecute George,” …

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