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Feb. 13, 2014 – Trayvon Martin, Race Rights and Justice Panel

UF Law Chesterfield Smith Ceremonial Classroom, HOL 180 6 – 8 p.m. Duke University Sociology Professor Eduardo Bonilla-Silva will present a keynote lecture centered around the Trayvon Martin case, followed by responses from a panel of experts including UF Law Professor and CSRRR Director Kathryn Russell-Brown and UF Anthropology and African-American Studies Professor Faye Harrison. […]

Feb. 5, 2014 – Trayvon Martin Town Hall Meeting

UF Law Chesterfield Smith Memorial Classroom, HOL 180 6 – 8 p.m. The Center for the Study of Race and Race Relations and the Center on Children and Families at UF Law will host a town hall meeting, “Looking Back, Moving Forward,” moderated by UF Law Professor Kenneth Nunn. The meeting will give students and […]

UF Law holds events to commemorate and discuss Trayvon Martin case

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – It’s been almost two years since the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. The gunman, George Zimmerman, has been tried and acquitted, yet the case still leaves an indelible mark in the country’s consciousness – questions of race, culture and justice in America remain as pressing as ever. To mark the two-year […]

UF Law criminal law experts available to address Trayvon Martin case

MEDIA ALERT FOR IMMEDIATE RELASE GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The murder trial of George Zimmerman in the death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin is scheduled to begin in Sanford, Fla. June 10. Zimmerman was charged with second-degree murder for last year’s shooting death of the unarmed African-American teenager. Zimmerman’s defense team has argued that their client was […]

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

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – 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 CSRRR Spring […]