The “Justice for Trayvon” crowd seems pretty enthused with State’s Attorney Angela Corey’s second degree murder indictment of George Zimmerman. The overwhelming consensus among people who study or practice criminal law, however, seems to be that it’s anything but just. In fact, the consensus seems to be that Corey caved to mob justice. Here’s Jeralyn [...]
A Miami-Dade firefighter's rant about George Zimmerman prosecutor Angela Corey, posted publicly on his Facebook page, was republished by The Grio and is under investigation by his bosses. "Listening to Prosecutor Corey blow herself and her staff for five minutes before pre-passing judgment on George Zimmerman," Capt. Show More Summary
With the Trayvon Martin case finally rolling forward, the eyes of the public have turned towards the major players who'll be litigating the case. Angela Corey is the special prosecutor tasked with proving George Zimmerman's guilt. And she's no pushover. Corey, 57, was the first to announce that the......
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Democratic lawyer and law professor Alan Dershowitz shook things up on Friday by severely criticizing the prosecutor in the Trayvon Martin case: Calling the affidavit “not only thin, [but] irresponsible” and accusing the prosecutor of kicking off her reelection at the news conference is strong stuff. Read full article >>
Roger Clemens gets a do-over trial. Radley Balko examines The Unchecked Charging Power of the Prosecutor with reference to, among others, the George Zimmerman case. If Angela Corey is a Minister of Justice, why is she prosecuting this...Show More Summary
(John Hinderaker) I’m slow in getting to the Florida special prosecutor’s charging of George Zimmerman with second degree murder. I saw most of the press conference in which the prosecutor, Angela Corey, announced the charges. She came across well, I thought, although she seemed to be having a little too much fun, under the circumstances. Show More Summary
According to the probable cause affidavit prepared by special prosecutor Angela Corey, on the night he was shot and killed, Martin told a friend he was on the phone with that he was being followed and "didn't know why."
Dan Markel at Prawfsblawg is wondering whether second-degree murder amounts to overcharging the case given the state of the evidence and the prosecutor’s affidavit: “I have no special insight into [prosecutor Angela] Corey’s evidence files but I sure hope she knows more than we do. Otherwise, a murder charge seems like a terrific injustice.” [...]
The Affidavit from prosecutor Angela Corey's office was released yesterday. And it contained one detail that had been hotly debated over the weeks since the shooting of Trayvon Martin became a national story: did George Zimmerman use...Show More Summary
Florida special prosecutor Angela Corey filed a probable cause affidavit today in the second-degree murder case against George Zimmerman, the community watchman who shot and killed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin as he was walking home from...Show More Summary
Zimmerman turned himself in to the Seminole County Jail on Wednesday, after special prosecutor Angela Corey announced that her office would be filing second-degree murder charges against him
Breaking news is often fluid, but journalists had time to plan Wednesday for news that George Zimmerman would likely face charges in the February shooting death of Trayvon Martin. Florida State Attorney Angela Corey scheduled a 6 p.m. press… Read more
Florida State Attorney and special prosecutor Angela Corey praised journalists during the news conference in which she announced that George Zimmerman has been charged with murder in the second degree for the February 26th shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon… Read more
Florida special prosecutor Angela Corey announced yesterday that George Zimmerman, the neighborhood watchman who killed 17-year-old black student Trayvon Martin in February, is being charged with second-degree murder. Justice served, right? Well, not so fast. Show More Summary
Florida special prosecutor Angela Corey has charged George Zimmerman with second degree murder in connection with the death of Trayvon Martin.Can Zimmerman get a fair trial? Are there 12 jurors who don't have a dog in this fight who can weigh the facts without bias and fear of intimidation?To read the rest of this post, please check out The Spectacle Blog.
A man who shot dead a black teenager in a case that has caused outrage in the US has been charged with second-degree murder. Florida state prosecutor Angela Corey confirmed George Zimmerman, 28, has been charged over 17-year-old Trayvon...Show More Summary
Florida State Attorney Angela Corey announced today that she has filed a second-degree murder charge against George Zimmerman, the neighborhood watchman who shot and killed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. At a press conference in Jacksonville Wednesday, Corey said that Zimmerman has turned himself in to Florida authorities and is in police custody. Show More Summary
The family and supporters of Trayvon Martin expressed relief and gratitude with Florida State Attorney Angela Corey's announcement that she will pursue a second-degree murder charge against George Zimmerman, the neighborhood watch captain who fatally shot the …
Following special prosecutor Angela Corey's announcement that George Zimmerman would be charged with second-degree murder in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, CNN senior legal expert Jeffrey Toobin weighed in on the new developments and what they meant going forward. "She threw the book at him," Toobin observed.