Stand Your Ground

In this handout provided by the Orange County Sheriff's Office, George Zimmerman poses for a mug shot in this 2005  booking photo in Florida. (credit: Orange County Sheriff's Office via Getty Images)

Homeowner Association Could Be Sued in Martin Case

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — If Trayvon Martin’s family sues over his death, they might not target George Zimmerman but instead the homeowners association of the neighborhood where the shooting happened and Zimmerman lived. That’s because […]

CBS Tampa–04/09/2012

File photo of people protesting the Trayvon Martin shooting   (Photo Credit: Allison Joyce / Getty Images)

Fla. Lawmaker Plans Own ‘Stand Your Ground’ Panel

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Saying he can’t wait for the governor to act, a state lawmaker appointed his own task force Tuesday to scrutinize Florida’s “stand your ground” law after the shooting death of an […]

CBS Tampa–04/03/2012

Parents Of Trayvon Martin Lead March For Justice In Miami (Photo by Angel Valentin/Getty Images)

Florida Sets Up Task Force to Examine ‘Stand Your Ground’ Self-Defense Law

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A task force set up by a Democratic state senator is examining whether change is needed to Florida’s “stand your ground” self-defense law in the aftermath of the Trayvon Martin […]

CBS Tampa–04/05/2011


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