Thursday, September 19, 2019

Tag: STand your ground

Sybrina Fulton Fires Back At Ted Cruz...

Fresh off leading the GOP to force a government shutdown, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz made headlines again when he explained to Sybrina Fulton, mother...

Appeals Court Grants Marissa Alexander New Trial...

Marissa Alexander, whose case has been compared with George Zimmerman's as an example of the injustice of Florida's "Stand Your Ground" law, is entitled...

Marissa Alexander, Sentenced to 20 Years for...

A Florida appeals court is ordering a new trial for Marissa Alexander, a woman sentenced to 20 years in prison after firing a warning...

Poll: Blacks Oppose Stand Your Ground Laws,...

The national furor over the George Zimmerman trial tended to divide along racial lines and a new Quinnipiac poll shows why: there is a...

President Obama Talks Trayvon Martin and Race...

After a week of rising clamor in the wake of the George Zimmerman acquittal, President Obama strode out onto the stage in the White...

George Zimmerman Skips Important Hearing; Trayvon’s Girlfriend...

As attorneys for George Zimmerman shocked court watchers by essentially passing up an opportunity to have his case thrown out at a hearing in...

Final Report of Florida Task Force Supports...

A Florida task force commissioned by Gov. Rick Scott favors the state’s  "stand your ground law," reporting that the law is fine as is....

Florida Judge Upholds June Trial Date For...

The murder trial against George Zimmerman for the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin will proceed as scheduled, after a Florida judge denied a...

Sybrina Fulton Partners With Democratic lawmakers To...

Trayvon Martin's mother, Sybrina Fulton, joined with Democratic lawmakers in Florida to seek the repeal of the Stand Your Ground law that George Zimmerman...

Michael Dunn, Killer of Jordan Davis, Charged...

Florida's "stand your ground" law may get its second stringent test in court now that a Florida grand jury has decided to indict 46-year-old...

Trayvon Martin Case: What Does George Zimmerman...

What do you do if you are George Zimmerman fighting a second-degree murder case for killing unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin and you are low...

‘Stand Your Ground’ Law Racial Application Revealed...

An examination of 200 cases in which Florida’s Stand Your Ground statue was invoked  found that when the victim was black, the defendant in...

White Floridians Back ‘Stand Your Ground’ Law

Even in the face of national scrutiny, Stand Your Ground is not backing down in Florida: A poll released Thursday shows that Florida voters...

Marissa Alexander Sentenced to 20 Years in...

As expected, the judge in the controversial Marissa Alexander case sentenced the Florida mom to 20 years in prison for firing a warning shot...

Trayvon’s Murder Triggering Stand-Your-Ground Changes In Florida

TALLAHASSEE -- Fort Lauderdale Democrat Sen. Chris Smith unveiled a series of recommendations to lawmakers Monday from a panel he formed following the death...

George Zimmerman Arrested: Expected To Plead Not...

UPDATE-George Zimmerman was arrested and charged with 2nd degree murder nearly two months after shooting unarmed teen Trayvon Martin in Florida. Zimmerman turned himself...

Trayvon Martin Case: George Zimmerman And Stand...

The case of Trayvon Martin’s tragic death continue to gain ground as more information is uncovered surrounding the final moments of the teenager's life....