The tragic shooting death of Trayvon Martin at the hands of volunteer night watchman George Zimmerman occurred exactly a year ago today in a Florida suburb. Over the last 365 days, details surrounding the case have slowly been trickling to the public. As new developments continue to arise, there are still a host of unanswered […]
The shooting death of Jordan Russell Davis has reignited the fury behind Florida’s “stand your ground” law. Davis, 17, was shot by a man at a gas station after an exchange over his refusal to turn his music down.
George Zimmerman made Florida’s “stand your ground” law a national topic of discussion, but the defense doesn’t work for everybody. Trevor Dooley, a black man in Tampa was found guilty of manslaughter for shooting his white neighbor, David James, in front of the victim’s 8-year-old daughter.