Legislators Vote Down Stand Your Ground Repeal A panel of Florida legislators on Thursday easily defeated an effort to repeal the state's controversial "stand your ground law" Thursday following hours of passionate testimony.
Tracy Martin Calls For "Stand Your Ground" Repeal Tracy Martin — father of slain teenager Trayvon Martin — was in the capital to continue his fight against Florida's "stand your ground" law.
Fla. Woman Jailed For Firing Warning Shot Gets New TrialA Florida appeals court is ordering a new trial for a woman sentenced to 20 years to prison after she fired a warning shot in a wall during a dispute with her husband.
Rapper The Game Unveils Tattoo Dedicated To Trayvon MartinThe fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin on the evening of February 26, 2012 in Sanford, Florida became one of the most controversial trials of this year.
Trayvon Martin's Mother: Repeal Stand-Ground LawThe mother of slain Florida teenager Trayvon Martin and a prominent black lawyers' organization are keeping up the pressure for repeal of "stand your ground" self-defense laws.
Potential Zimmerman Juror: 'I Wasn't Agreeing With The Racial Connotation'Attorneys resumed jury selection Tuesday in the trial of the neighborhood watch volunteer charged with fatally shooting Trayvon Martin, interviewing a middle-aged black man who said the case was politicized and a middle-aged white man who questioned the need for Florida's "stand your ground" self-defense law.
Trayvon Martin Scholarship To Be Given By ParentsThe parents of Trayvon Martin are presenting a scholarship in their son's name during a Martin Luther King Jr. celebration in Daytona Beach.
George Zimmerman Sues NBC, Reporters
Zimmerman Attorney: 'Facts Don't Seem To Support A Stand Your Ground Defense'The attorney for the former neighborhood watch volunteer who shot and killed Florida teenager Trayvon Martin said Monday he believes that the facts that will be argued in the case fall more under traditional self-defense.
George Zimmerman Seeking 'Stand Your Ground' HearingAttorneys for the neighborhood watch volunteer charged in the death of an unarmed teen say they'll seek a "stand your ground" hearing that could lead to criminal charges being dismissed.
Florida 'Stand Your Ground' Panel Sets First Meeting
Fla. To Look At Self-Defense Laws After Trayvon Martin Killing Florida's self-defense laws — including a measure known as the "stand your ground" law — will be examined over the next year by a task force put together by Gov. Rick Scott.