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CSRRR packs house to discuss Trayvon Martin case

CSRRR packs house to discuss Trayvon Martin case

Published: Mar 25th, 2013

A man with a gun. A dead teen. A hoodie. These images have been burned into the minds of Americans as symbols interracial crime, the use of deadly force and diversity in media coverage and crime reporting. A little more than a year ago, the tragic shooting of a 17-year-old black teen walking […]

CSRRR to analyze facets of Trayvon Martin case on Wednesday

CSRRR to analyze facets of Trayvon Martin case on Wednesday

Published: Mar 18th, 2013

More than a year after the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, legal, social and cultural questions raised by the case are still being discussed across the country. The Center for the Study of Race and Race Relations will analyze a number of these questions during the 10th annual […]

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CSRRR to analyze facets of Trayvon Martin case at Spring Lecture

Published: Mar 11th, 2013

More than a year after the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, legal, social and cultural questions raised by the case are still being discussed across the country. The Center for the Study of Race and Race Relations will analyze a number of these questions during the […]

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CSRRR to analyze many facets of Trayvon Martin case at Spring Lecture

Published: Feb 25th, 2013

More than a year after the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, many legal, social and cultural questions raised by the case are still being discussed across the country. The Center for the Study of Race and Race Relations will analyze a number of these questions during the 10th annual […]

News Briefs: Feb. 11, 2013

Published: Feb 11th, 2013

  • UF LGBT Affairs’ Gator Allies program at UF Law on Wednesday
  • LIC Notes: vLex: A World of Information – with Translations
  • Sixth annual Wolf Family Lecture March 13
  • Dean hosts Music Night March 17
  • CSRRR spring lecture, panel examines Trayvon Martin case on March 20
  • 32nd Annual Dunwody Distinguished Lecture in Law
  • Electronic Discovery for the Small and Medium Case April 4-5, 2013

CJC Task Force releases final report on Stand Your Ground law

Published: Nov 26th, 2012

In previous issues of FlaLaw, we highlighted faculty who were go-to sources for the media in the Trayvon Martin shooting case. George Zimmerman, a Hispanic neighborhood watch volunteer, is charged in the fatal shooting of the unarmed black teen. Over the summer, the college of law’s Criminal Justice Center evaluated how Florida’s “Stand Your Ground” law has been applied in past cases, and whether there is a correlation between the homicide rate in Florida and the implementation of the controversial law.

3L works with Zimmerman defense team

3L works with Zimmerman defense team

Published: Nov 5th, 2012

Mike Panella (3L) has a motto: “Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves, for the rights of all who are destitute. Speak up and judge fairly; defend the rights of the poor and needy.” Proverbs 31:8-9. […]

CSRRR panel dissects ‘stand your ground’ law, other legal aspects in Trayvon Martin case

CSRRR panel dissects ‘stand your ground’ law, other legal aspects in Trayvon Martin case

Published: Apr 9th, 2012

It would be three weeks after Trayvon Martin’s body lay on the sidewalk before Michelle Jacobs heard the Sanford, Fla., boy’s name. “The media wasn’t interested in Trayvon Martin,” Jacobs […]