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Alafair Burke: What You May Not Know About the Zimmerman Verdict: The Evolution of a Jury Instruction

A properly instructed jury should have heard the complete law of self-defense in Florida, not just the portions that helped Zimmerman. Had the jury been instructed about the initial aggressor exception, it might have concluded that Zimmerman’s following of Martin, though itself not criminal, was reasonably apprehended by Martin as a “threat of force.” Put another way, the jury might have concluded that Martin was the one acting in self-defense during the physical confrontation that preceded the gunshot, making Zimmerman the aggressor.

via Alafair Burke: What You May Not Know About the Zimmerman Verdict: The Evolution of a Jury Instruction.

 

Antoine Martin: Detroit Dad Sets Up Facebook Sting To Catch Child Perv | Breaking News for Black America

Antoine Martin pictured did what all caring fathers would do if they suspected an adult male was using Facebook to sleep with their 13-year-old daughter: he set up a sting operation to catch the man, reports MyFox Detroit.

Martin began monitoring his daughter’s Facebook page and reading over her posts when he suddenly stumbled across a male adult who seemed to have taken a liking to his little girl. As Martin perused the back and forth cyber banter between his daughter and the male adult, he kept seeing inappropriate discussions.

via Antoine Martin: Detroit Dad Sets Up Facebook Sting To Catch Child Perv | Breaking News for Black America.