July 16, 2013 "It's time to question laws that senselessly expand the concept of self-defense and sow dangerous conflict in our neighborhoods," the attorney general said Tuesday. Such a law hovered over the trial of George Zimmerman for the death of Trayvon Martin.
July 14, 2013 Saturday night's acquittal of George Zimmerman is reigniting conversations that began with the 2012 fatal shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. The case has sparked debates on race, profiling and Stand Your Ground laws.
July 12, 2013 In closing, lawyers for the self-styled neighborhood watch volunteer accused in the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin say it's clear their client acted in self-defense during the 2012 confrontation.
December 7, 2012 Zimmerman's lawsuit alleges NBC deliberately altered 911 calls he placed to a dispatcher; by rearranging the conversation, he claims the network wrongly smeared him as a racist.
May 31, 2012 The giant retailer has joined the list of major corporations withdrawing their support from the conservative political organization, which advocates a type of law that came under intense focus after the Trayvon Martin killing became a national story.