Trayvon Martin Case, George Zimmerman Trial
state of Florida. The contentious Claus about standing ones ground emanates from role of the law in protecting personal property and human dignity. Because the crime' or the incidence because the defendant was found not guilty, occurred in the state of Florida, the state legislature has the jurisdiction.
Accomplice liability is prosecution of one person for a crime committed by another person (Pollock, 2013). The law prosecutes the second person because they played a role in committing the original crime. For example, a person who helps a criminal avoid justice becomes an accomplice. Such a person could face legal action for the crime committed by the first person. Criminal liability on the other hand refers to the ability of the justice system to prove the guilt of the defendant (Pollock, 2013).
[...] At one point, the debate was so intense that the president had to intervene. Though he conceded the reaction was a function of historical factors, he suggested that ‘that could have been him 35 years ago' (O'BRIEN, 2013). In addition, the case was of interest due to its implications on justice. There seems to be many technicalities in the disbursement of justice. For example, though the defendant admitted to having shot the boy, his defense was accepted because of the support it generated from the criminal law of the state of Florida. [...]
[...] There have been attacks on the ‘stand your grounds' portion of the criminal law because it is outdated (varez, 2013). People no longer require deadly force to make a point. There have been attacks on the ‘stand your grounds' portion of the criminal law because it is outdated (varez, 2013). People no longer require deadly force to make a point. This is a reflection of many laws and constitutional provisions. They have been very influential in shaping the country to what it is today. [...]
[...] There is a relationship between these issues of technicality and the case because George Michael Zimmerman may have had no criminal intention according to his story (Trayvon Martin Shooting Fast Facts, 2014). However, he must have known it was illegal to kill and that he had probable cause before the shooting. In his defense, maybe the situation developed rapidly and he had no time to think about the consequence of his actions. References George Zimmhersrman Tgreal & Trayvon Martin Case. (n.d.). JBDNews. [...]
[...] This is a reflection of many laws and constitutional provisions. They have been very influential in shaping the country to what it is today. However, there is an element of being outdated in some legal requirements. Times have changed since they were passed, and with time, there are changes in cultural values and perspectives. These changes are reflected in the many debates, for example about health issues such as assisted suicide and social issues such as abortion. This case is therefore of interest because it demonstrated the flows in the legal system. [...]
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