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August 20th, 2014
11:17 PM ET

Trayvon Martin's mother: It cannot get worse than this

Sybrina Fulton is one of the few people who know what Michael Brown's family is dealing with right now. In 2012, her 17-year-old son Trayvon Martin was shot to death by volunteer neighborhood watch captain George Zimmerman. Anderson spoke with Ms. Fulton who said that one of her first thoughts after learning of the shooting in Ferguson was 'here we go again.'

Benjamin Crump represented Trayvon Martin's family after his shooting. He is now representing Michael Brown's family. Mr. Crump discussed the Browns' meeting today with Attorney General Eric Holder.


Filed under: Ferguson • Michael Brown • Trayvon Martin
February 17th, 2014
11:53 PM ET

Parallels between the killing of Trayvon Martin and Jordan Davis

The hung jury on the first-degree murder charge against Michael Dunn is raising some of the same questions about race and justice in Florida asked after the George Zimmerman trial. Gary Tuchman took a look at the similarities and differences between the Zimmerman and Dunn trials.

In an interview with New Day's Chris Cuomo, George Zimmerman described himself a "scapegoat." John Berman spoke to Chris Cuomo about their conversation.

John Berman spoke with Benjamin Crump, who is the attorney for Trayvon Martin's family.
November 21st, 2013
11:42 PM ET

George Zimmerman's wife speaks out

It has not been a great week for George Zimmerman. First he was arrested on domestic violence charges in an incident involving his girlfriend. He spent Monday night in jail, where he was served with divorce papers. Today his soon to be ex-wife, Shellie Zimmerman, appeared on Katie Couric's talk show "Katie." Anderson looks at what she said and discusses it with Mark O'Mara, one of the attorneys who helped win Zimmerman's acquittal in the Trayvon Martin case.

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Filed under: George Zimmerman • Mark O'Mara • Trayvon Martin
September 10th, 2013
01:37 AM ET

Police called to Zimmerman residence

Less than two months after a jury acquitted him for the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin, there has been another incident involving George Zimmerman. This time it was his estranged wife Shellie who called police, claiming he attacked her father and threatened them both with a gun. Anderson spoke with George Zimmerman's attorney and CNN legal analyst Mark O'Mara.
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Filed under: Crime & Punishment • George Zimmerman • Mark O'Mara • Trayvon Martin
August 23rd, 2013
09:49 PM ET

Trayvon Martin's family on Dr. Martin Luther King's Dream at 50

Next week is the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington. For many, it will be a time to contemplate the state of Dr. Martin Luther King's dream. It comes as the nation is grappling with several sensative racial issue including stop-and-frisk laws, the Trayvon Martin case, and now the recent killing of college student Christopher Lane. John King spoke with Trayvon Martin's parents, Sybrina Fulton and Tracey Martin, along with their attorney Benjamin Crump.

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Filed under: Trayvon Martin
August 23rd, 2013
09:44 PM ET

Questions of race in the "boredom" killing case

As attention on the so called "boredom" killing of college student Christopher Lane grows, so do questions about the role of race. Some are already comparing it to killing of Trayvon Martin, and questioning why the media, and President Obama are not handling it the same way. Criminal defense attorney Mark Geragos, conservative blogger Crystal Wright, and B.E.T. editorial brand manager Michaela Angela Davis weigh in on the case.

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Filed under: Mark Geragos • Trayvon Martin
August 2nd, 2013
11:14 PM ET

Could feds bring a civil rights case against George Zimmerman?

If authorities move forward with a civil rights case against George Zimmerman, how difficult would it be to prove?  Anderson discussed it with criminal defense attorney Danny Cevallos and CNN legal analyst and former federal prosecutor Sunny Hostin.

August 2nd, 2013
10:28 PM ET

Feds reportedly meet with Martin family

George Zimmerman was acquitted in the killing of Trayvon Martin but his legal troubles may not be over. This week, Martin's parents met with the FBI and Justice Department to talk about the ongoing civil rights investigation.  360's Randi Kaye has the latest.

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Filed under: George Zimmerman • Randi Kaye • Trayvon Martin
July 26th, 2013
09:36 PM ET

Juror B29's explanation

Juror B29 has come out and apologized to the Martin family.  She has called George Zimmerman a murderer.  So why didn't she fight harder for a guilty verdict?  We hear from her, and our panel weighs in on what may have been going on in the jury room.  Martin family attorney Benjamin Crump, legal analysts and former federal prosecutors Sunny Hostin and Jeffrey Toobin and jury consultant Carolyn Robbins Manley weigh in.

July 26th, 2013
09:33 PM ET

Zimmerman jury's instructions

Where was the the George Zimmerman trial won and lost?  Before the testimony started, some argued it was already decided during jury selection.  Now as we hear more from Juror B29, some say it was the jury instructions that made all the difference.  Wolf discussed that issue with Martin family attorney Benjamin Crump, legal analysts and former federal prosecutors Sunny Hostin and Jeffrey Toobin and jury consultant Carolyn Robbins Manley.

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