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Yes, It Is About Race

Lisa Bloom | Posted 05.13.2014 | Crime
Lisa Bloom

We're in the midst of a series of high-profile trials of white Americans who fatally shot unarmed African Americans, which we are constantly told are not about race. Not only is this a losing strategy for the prosecution, but it's dishonest.

George Zimmerman Takes Jab At Prosecutor In New Painting

David Lohr | Posted 01.23.2014 | Crime

Banking on the success of his first painting, George Zimmerman has upped the ante. He is now offering a new work of art for sale that pokes fun at Ang...

Counties That Send The Most People To Death Row Show A Questionable Commitment To Justice

Radley Balko | Posted 11.25.2013 | Politics

Last week, I looked at a recent study by the Death Penalty Information Center (DPIC) which finds that the vast majority of executions and death row in...

Lawsuit Brought Against Zimmerman Prosecutors

Reuters | Posted 09.16.2013 | Business

By Chris Francescani NEW YORK, July 16 (Reuters) - A former employee of Florida State Attorney Angela Corey's office plans to file a ...

Boy Charged With Murder, 13, Had Harrowing History Of Abuse

AP | TAMARA LUSH | Posted 11.16.2012 | Miami

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A decade before he was charged with murder, a 2-year-old Cristian Fernandez was found naked and dirty, wandering a South Florida...

Evidence Mistakenly Released In Trayvon Martin Case

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.05.2012 | Black Voices

The State Attorney’s Office prosecuting the case against George Zimmerman, who is charged with second-degree murder in the death of Trayvon Martin, ...

Florida Gun Law Gives Disabled Vet the "TSA Treatment"

Julie Stewart | Posted 06.08.2012 | Crime
Julie Stewart

That any individual, let alone a disabled vet who served his country and community, would be sentenced to 20 years in prison based on these facts would be funny if it weren't so sickening.

Report Shows More Than One Side to Zimmerman Storyline

Jeff Norman | Posted 07.03.2012 | Crime
Jeff Norman

Those who demanded a criminal prosecution see themselves as righteous defenders of a victim, but they fail to realize Zimmerman is also a victim, because he's been denied the presumption of innocence to which he's entitled.

The George Zimmerman Case: Five Key Questions

Mari Fagel | Posted 06.17.2012 | Crime
Mari Fagel

Last week brought major developments in the George Zimmerman case, from the cancellation of the grand jury, to the bizarre press conference by Zimmerman's former "attorneys" to the announcement of second-degree murder charges.

Gov: Zimmerman Charges Not Due To Public Outcry

AP | MATT SEDENSKY | Posted 04.17.2012 | Black Voices

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. -- Florida's governor is rejecting any suggestions charges were filed in the killing of the unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin beca...

Fire Captain Slams 'Sh*tbag Parents' In Post On Martin Case

Posted 06.16.2012 | Miami

A Miami-Dade Fire Rescue official is under investigation for a personal Facebook post that claims "failed, shitbag, ignorant parents" are to blame in ...

The Unchecked Charging Power of the Prosecutor

Radley Balko | Posted 06.13.2012 | Crime
Radley Balko

The power prosecutors have to charge people with crimes is often overlooked.

Zimmerman Makes Court Appearance In Trayvon Martin Shooting

AP | GREG BLUESTEIN | Posted 06.12.2012 | Black Voices

SANFORD, Fla. — After weeks in hiding, George Zimmerman made his first courtroom appearance Thursday in the shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Mart...

For Trayvon Martin, Justice Finally Shows Up

John W. Boyd Jr. | Posted 06.12.2012 | Black Voices
John W. Boyd Jr.

For those in the black community it was a story heard far too many times. The Trayvon Martin case re-opened old wounds. What have we learned is very clear, that the need for racial healing is still greatly needed.

George Zimmerman 2.0

Andy Ostroy | Posted 06.11.2012 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

George Zimmerman has created a website ostensibly to "thank" his supporters and to raise funds for his living and legal expenses. It's never a good sign when your attorneys quit and you start pleading your case in the court of Sean Hannity and Fox News.

Million Hoodie March for Trayvon Martin Stops at Florida's Seminole County Grand Jury: What Happens Inside? (VIDEO)

Tanya Young Williams | Posted 06.08.2012 | Crime
Tanya Young Williams

As in other cases brought before it, this grand jury has a very serious task at hand; however, this time, the whole country is watching and waiting.

Constitution Check: Is There a Constitutional Right to "Stand Your Ground"?

Lyle Denniston | Posted 06.03.2012 | Politics
Lyle Denniston

As of now, "stand your ground" laws are a matter of state law only, but could in time provide the means to implement a right nationwide if self-defense were ultimately to emerge as a guaranteed right under the Constitution.

Prosecutor In Trayvon Martin Case Has Tough Reputation

AP | MIKE SCHNEIDER | Posted 04.01.2012 | Black Voices

SANFORD, Fla. -- The special prosecutor leading the investigation into the shooting death of an unarmed black teen by a neighborhood watch volunteer i...

Special Prosecutor: Police Wanted Warrant In Trayvon Case

The Huffington Post | Gene Demby | Posted 03.28.2012 | Black Voices

The special prosecutor in the Trayvon Martin case said that the Sanford Police Department asked the state attorney's office for an arrest warrant to c...