Trayvon Martin & The Legal Questions Surrounding His Death

April 05, 2012 • 12:15 PM • Law School 3041

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, Ndidi Menkiti at or Bud Baker at