What was the outcome of the Trayvon Martin case?

What was the outcome of the Trayvon Martin case?

The Justice Department announced today that the independent federal investigation found insufficient evidence to pursue federal criminal civil rights charges against George Zimmerman for the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin on Feb. 26, 2012, in Sanford, Florida.

What was the issue in the Martin case?

Both the common law and Criminal Law Act 1967 stipulate that a person may use force to prevent a crime or aid a lawful arrest, so long as that force is reasonable in the circumstances. This much is certain, but the problem is in defining what constitutes reasonable force, and is a key issue in the Martin case.

What was the verdict in the Tony Martin case?

The jury in the Martin case decided that it wasn’t reasonable for Tony Martin to shoot the burglars in protection of his property. The threat against the defendant must be unjustified for the them to rely on the defence. This is not to say that attacker must be committing an offence.

What was the law in the Casey Martin case?

Stevens also referred to the 1990 Americans with Disabilities Act, which bans discrimination against the disabled in “public accommodations,” including golf courses. The law dictates that “reasonable modifications” must be made to accommodate the disabled unless those changes would alter the nature of the event or space.

Who is the real girlfriend of Trayvon Martin?

Gilbert locates Trayvon’s real girlfriend, Diamond Eugene, who actually was on the phone with Trayvon in his final minutes, and exposes the epic judicial hoax. Joel Gilbert’s extraordinary investigative work pays off with mind-blowing revelations. I thought I knew the Trayvon Martin story. I didn’t know the half of it.

Who was the Attorney General during the Trayvon Martin case?

“The death of Trayvon Martin was a devastating tragedy. It shook an entire community, drew the attention of millions across the nation, and sparked a painful but necessary dialogue throughout the country,” said Attorney General Eric Holder.

How did Joel Gilbert expose the Trayvon Martin hoax?

With a stunning amount of old fashioned detective work, Joel Gilbert has ripped the cover off of the tragic Trayvon Martin story to expose one of the worst judicial frauds in American history, and how it was used to divide America along racial lines. Pulitzer Prize!