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Professor discusses potential impact of media coverage before Trayvon Martin trial

The reporting on the Trayvon Martin case has had many news outlets issuing corrections to their story. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Chip Skambis spoke with University of Florida Levin College of Law Professor Lyrissa Lidsky about how the news coverage impacts whether or not justice is served in this case. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/LidskyQAChipSkambis3202012.mp3]

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What is self-defense?

The case involving Trayvon Martin has raised questions about how “self-defense” is interpreted in a court of law. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Fernanda Ponce says the broad term does have certain limitations. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/news/files/2012/03/SelfDefenseWrap.mp3]

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