neighborhood watch volunteer

  • July 10, 2013  

    In other news Wednesday, lawyers for George Zimmerman wrapped up their defense. Zimmerman is charged with second-degree murder after shooting 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. Separately, lawyers representing Pfc. Bradley Manning — under court-martial for leaking classified documents to WikiLeaks — also concluded their arguments. Continue reading

  • May 18, 2012  

    Prosecutors released this week more than 200 pages of photos, eyewitness accounts and investigative reports in the case of Trayvon Martin’s killing in Florida. The Washington Post’s Sari Horwitz tells Margaret Warner that the documents bolster neither the prosecution nor the defense’s case. Continue reading

  • 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

  • April 11, 2012  

    A special prosecutor in Florida said Wednesday that she was charging George Zimmerman, the neighborhood watch volunteer who shot and killed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in a confrontation in late February, with second-degree murder. Jeffrey Brown discusses the legal reasoning behind the charge with Florida attorney Jeffrey Weiner. Continue reading