Emily Bazelon takes a close look at Florida's "Stand Your Ground" self-defense law, which protected the man who killed Trayvon Martin: It’s that decision not to press charges that makes Stand Your Ground laws, which a bunch of other states...
The mother of Trayvon Martin, a Florida teen slain in 2012 on a Sanford street in a controversial “self defense” case, faced off against Sen. Ted Cruz after a tense hearing over the “stand your ground” laws so linked with the trial ... Read Post
Shellie Zimmerman doubts her husband George’s self defense story. When George Zimmerman shot Trayvon Martin, he claimed to be upholding Florida’s “stand your ground” law and acting in self defense. The “stand your ground” law states... Read Post