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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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.

July 25th, 2013
10:14 PM ET

Another killing raises questions about "Stand your ground"

Months after the killing of Trayvon Martin, another unarmed black teen is gunned down in Florida.  The killing of Jordan Davis has not received the same attention, but the parallels to the Trayvon Martin case are hard to miss. The trial of the man who admits killing Davis, Michael Dunn, is expected to begin in September, and he is also claiming self-defense.  Anderson spoke with Davis' parents, Lucia McBath and Jordan Davis.  They were joined by their lawyer John Phillips.

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July 25th, 2013
10:01 PM ET

Juror B29 Speaks

Another juror who acquitted George Zimmerman is speaking out, and she says Trayvon Martin's family deserves an apology. Juror B29, is calling George Zimmerman a murderer and says she had no choice but to acquit.  How could this have happened?  What does this say about our justice system?  Joining us to discuss it is Martin family attorney Benjamin Crump, senior legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin and criminal defense attorneys Mark Geragos and Jose Baez.

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July 25th, 2013
07:14 PM ET

Tonight on AC360: The next Trayvon Martin case?

Jordan Davis was 17, the same age as Trayvon Martin, when he crossed paths with 45-year-old Michael Dunn in a Jacksonville, Florida parking lot.  Their deadly encounter happened about 100 miles north of Sanford, and just nine months after George Zimmerman killed Martin.  Dunn is claiming he shot and killed Davis in self-defense, telling police he belived Davis and his friends had weapons.  Though none were ever found.  It's another case linked to Florida's "Stand your ground" law.  Jordan's parents are talking to Anderson.

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July 23rd, 2013
06:23 PM ET

Tonight on AC360: Race and Justice in America II

The George Zimmerman verdict is challenging assumptions about race in America.  It started a new national discussion, that we are continuing in our town hall tonight.  We are taking an up close look at the hidden bias that often goes unspoken in our society, and surfaces in unexpected ways.  It's something President Obama addressed in his remarks following the Zimmerman verdict.  It's an issue I discussed with Grammy nominated hip-hop artist Nas; BET's Michaela Angela Davis; David Webb, co-founder of Tea Party 365; New York Times Op-Ed Columnist Charles Blow; and Andre Perry, founding  Dean of Urban Education at Davenport University.

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July 19th, 2013
09:05 PM ET

Pres. Obama: “Could’ve been me”

The President spoke on race in America almost a week after the Zimmerman verdict. He surprised those in the White House briefing room today with very candid comments for nearly 20 minutes. Cornell Belcher, Joshua DuBois, Michaela Angela Davis and CNN's Candy Crowley discuss what prompted his remarks and the impact they may have going forward.

Watch the president’s remarks on the issue of race in America here:

July 19th, 2013
09:04 PM ET

President Obama on racial divide

Cornell Belcher, Joshua DuBois, Michaela Angela Davis and CNN's Candy Crowley panel discuss President Obama's remarks on race and the justice system in the context of the United States’ "very difficult history."

July 19th, 2013
08:58 PM ET

Pres. Obama on “Stand Your Ground”

Cornell Belcher, Joshua DuBois, Michaela Angela Davis and Paul Henderson discuss the action plan President Obama has set forth regarding "stand your ground" laws and where things go from here.

Watch the president’s remarks regarding the controversial self-defense laws here:

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