“stand your ground” law
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 — father of slain teenager Trayvon Martin — was in the capital to continue his fight against Florida’s “stand your ground” law.
A 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.
The 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.
The 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.
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.
The parents of Trayvon Martin are presenting a scholarship in their son’s name during a Martin Luther King Jr. celebration in Daytona Beach.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — George Zimmerman is suing NBC, claiming he was defamed when the network edited his 911 call to police after the shooting of Trayvon Martin to make it sound like he was […]
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.
Attorneys 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.