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…
After the Justice Department issued a report to investigate the dismissal of nine U.S. attorneys, Attorney General Michael Mukasey appointed a criminal prosecutor. NPR's justice correspondent Ari Shapiro explains.
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