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  • April 12, 2012  

    George Zimmerman, the neighborhood watch volunteer arrested in the death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, made his first appearance before a Florida judge Thursday. Judy Woodruff, Lynn Whitfield, city attorney for Hallandale Beach, Fla., and the University of Miami School of Law’s Scott Sundby discuss the case’s next steps. Continue reading

  • March 23, 2012  

    In other news Friday, President Obama said the shooting of Trayvon Martin, an unarmed black teenager in Florida who was killed last month by a neighborhood watch volunteer, was a tragedy that struck a chord with him personally. Also, Mr. Obama unveiled his nominee to head the World Bank, Dartmouth College president Jim Yong Kim. Continue reading

  • March 19, 2012  

    After the release of 911 calls, demonstrators gathered in Sanford, Fla. Monday to demand the arrest of the neighborhood watch member who shot Trayvon Martin, an unarmed black teenager. Ray Suarez and The Miami Herald’s Frances Robles discuss why a Florida law could make filing charges against the shooter more difficult. Continue reading