Trayvon Martin V. George Zimmerman Case Study

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The case of “Trayvon Martin vs. George Zimmerman” is the court case that encouraged me to pursue my career in law. The case was about a seventeen year old African American male named Trayvon Martin who was fatally shot while walking home. A man named George Zimmerman was claimed to be the shooter who shot and killed Martin. According to the news story Martin was walking home from the local Seven Eleven when Zimmerman encountered him. When asked about the situation Zimmerman claimed that he was unfamiliar with seeing Martin in the neighborhood and said Martin looked suspicious. After a few minutes Zimmerman not following instructions from the helpers he had called decided to chase after Martin. When finally meeting up with him, they

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