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Zimmerman Attorney Tries Old Strategy; Blame The Victim (Trayvon Martin)

Attorney tries desperate attempt to sway jury: Trayvon Martin was a “bad kid”. Will this new materials about Trayvon Martin turn a potential jury pool against the victim? If the state tries this case in the way they should, noe of this should be relevant. sk

George Zimmerman Waives Rights to Pretrial ‘Stand Your Ground’ Immunity: Why?

Did you catch this news? Zimmerman, sworn in MIAMI — With a softly spoken, “Yes, Your Honor,” George Zimmerman officially waived his right to a pretrial “Stand Your Ground” immunity hearing on Tuesday, choosing instead to lay out his self-defense case before a jury. Reported by The New York Times — What do you think? 

To Kill a Mockingbird, Scottsboro Eight and Emmett Till; all signatures of the Jim Crow times

Ask anyone which American novels they read at school, and Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird (1960) will almost certainly feature. One of the most commercially, critically and pedagogically successful works of all time, this novel about a lawyer’s family in the 1930s Deep South won the 1961 Pulitzer Prize, has sold more than 30 […]