Trayvon Martin & The Legal Questions Surrounding His Death

Thursday, April 5, 2012 • 12:15 PM • Law School 3041Duke Law Events

Trayvon Martin, an unarmed 17 year old who wore a hoodie and carried skittles and iced tea, was fatally shot while walking towards his family home in Sanford, Florida. His shooter, George Zimmerman the neighborhood watchman, claimed self-defense and was never arrested. The death of Trayvon Martin has sparked a national debate. Join the Black Law Students Association (BLSA) and Professors Coleman, Hu, Buell and Beale in a panel discussion of the legal questions surrounding his death. Lunch will be provided. co-sponsored by the Program in Public Law. For more information, please contact Linda Atiase at laa22@duke.edu, Ndidi Menkiti at nnm3@duke.edu or Bud Baker at whb6@duke.edu.

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