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Can you "stand your ground" in Arizona?

As an Arizona criminal defense attorney in Mesa, I have found it interesting how the George Zimmerman trial has created a national debate about the wisdom of so-called "stand your ground" laws. Many states have enacted such...more

Lessons from the George Zimmerman Case

For nearly a month, the trial was held against George Zimmerman. The state charged him with second degree murder for the death of Trayvon Martin. Zimmerman asserted self defense under Florida’s “Stand Your Ground “ law, and...more

The George Zimmerman Trial – A New Jersey Perspective

New Jersey residents who may be watching or reading published accounts of the ongoing trial of George Zimmerman in the State of Florida, who stands accused of the murder of Trayvon Martin, may be wondering how a similar case...more

Florida Adopts More Stringent Standard For Expert Witnesses

Florida recently joined the federal courts and 40 other states in adopting the Daubert standard for admissibility of expert testimony....more

Media Coalition Secures Access to George Zimmerman's Prosecution in Trayvon Martin Shooting

A coalition of 17 media organizations — representing many of the major television networks and national and state newspapers — has successfully opposed five separate efforts by prosecutors and defense lawyers to block public...more

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