Discover a new way to find and share stories you'll loveā€¦ Learn about Reading Desk

Post Profile



Passive voice wrongly accused yet again

Tom Maguire, on a blog called JustOneMinute, attempts to fisk the arrest affidavit for George Zimmerman (the man in Sanford, Florida, who shot the unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin). Mention is made of "a lack of self-confidence from the prosecution, which switches to the passive voice at a crucial moment in the action." Uh-oh! [...]
read more

share

Zimmerman Arrested On Murder Charge In Martin Case

News : The Two-Way (2 years ago)

George Zimmerman, who says he killed unarmed Florida teenager Trayvon Martin in self defense, has been arrested and will face a charge of second-degree murder, says State Attorney Angela Corey, the special prosecutor investigating M... Read Post

Trayvon Martin Killing: FBI WILL investigate shooting of unarmed black teenager by Neighborhood Watch volunteer George Zimmerman

News : The Coming Crisis (3 years ago)

Following a day of protests calling for the arrest of a neighborhood watch captain who fatally shot an unarmed black teen, the U.S. Justice Department announced late last night that it will investigate the case. George Zimmerman, 28... Read Post

Did Trayvon Martin's Shooter George Zimmerman Use a Racial Epithet When Calling 911?

News : Reason (3 years ago)

Trayvon Martin is the unarmed 17-year-old youth who died after being shot by George Zimmerman, a neighborhood watch captain in Sanford, Florida. Martin was black; Zimmerman is a white Hispanic. The shooting has led to a number of ch... Read Post


Copyright © 2011 Regator, LLC