Sunday, April 22, 2012

Summary of Postings on Prosecution of George Zimmerman for Killing Trayvon Martin

This post lists my previous entries describing the statutes that will govern the criminal case against George Zimmerman for the shooting death of Trayvon Martin. These posts analyze the murder and manslaughter statutes, the law of self-defense including "Stand Your Ground" and "Use of Force by Aggressor" statutes, and the investigators' affidavit filed against Zimmerman.

Florida Statutes on Second Degree Murder and Manslaughter (April 12, 2012)

Zimmerman's Low Burden of Proof on the Issue of Self-Defense (April 12, 2012)

Investigators' Affidavit Emphasizes Zimmerman's Suspicion of Martin (April 13, 2012)

The Interplay of Sections 776.041 (Use of Force by Aggressor) and 776.013(3) (Stand Your Ground) in Zimmerman Case (April 14, 2012)

Florida Cases Interpreting Section 776.041: Person Who Initially Provoked" Incident May Not Claim Self Defense (April 15, 2012)

The "Stand Your Ground" Statute: Not a Criminal Law but a Political Statement (March 24, 2012)

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