Bring That Week Back: Aug. 14

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  • income gap, Economy
  • Trayvon Martin, George Zimmerman
  • Mark O' Mara, George Zimmerman, Stand Your Ground, Trayvon Martin
  • jail, prison, California, racial disparities
  • affirmative action, University of Texas, the Obama Administration
  • Thomas Alton Caffall, gun violence, Texas A&M University
  • Helen Gurley Brown, Cosmopolitan
  • New York City, NYPD, marijuana, Darrius Kennedy
  • NAACP, Jackson State University, Michael Teasley

Zimmerman's Attorney Won't Use "Stand Your Ground" Law

In another twist, Zimmerman's lawyer Mark O'Mara announced on Monday that he will seek a traditional self-defense filing over Florida's controversial "Stand Your Ground" law because he said Zimmerman did not retreat from the beating he allegedly sustained from Trayvon the night of the shooting. 

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