"Stand Your Ground" may be a problematic law that may actually increase the homicide rate in states that have enacted it, but is it in and of itself a racist law? Activists and journalists calling renewed attention to the case of Marissa Alexander, a Florida woman who unsuccessfully tried to use a " ... More >>
The injustice that began with the murder of Miami Gardens teenager Trayvon Martin continues. As the trial of George Zimmerman, the man who shot the 17-year-old boy last year, gets underway in Sanford, I find it appalling that Seminole County Circuit Judge Debra Nelson did not allow a single African- ... More >>
Cheney Mason, the lawyer who will forever be known as the guy who got Casey Anthony off charges of killing her daughter, has decided to open his mouth about the Trayvon Martin case. His remarks were not only critical of Florida special prosecutor Angela Corey, but also of Trayvon Martin's family. Ma ... More >>
George Zimmerman will finally be charged in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, according to a report from the Washington Post. The charges will be announced in a news conference later this afternoon. However, it's not clear what charges Zimmerman will face.Update at 6:07 p.m.: While emphasiz ... More >>
George Zimmerman has just lost his attorneys. Well, acutally his attorneys have lost track of him. They haven't heard from him in days, but know he's been making recent moves against their advice. So basically they held a press conference today to say they've withdrawn from the case.