Tag Archives: Trayvon Martin

Governor changes personnel who are overseeing the Trayvon Martin death investigation

Governor Rick Scott has announced a new State Attorney for the Trayvon Martin case. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Cameron Taylor spoke with the State Attorney in Gainesville Bill Cervone about Governor Scott’s appointment of Angela Corey from the 4th Judicial Circuit, what the process entails, and how it may change the case. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/FPTrayvonStateAttorney.mp3]

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Scrutiny may help Sanford Police improve

Many questions are still unanswered in the death of Trayvon Martin. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Fernanda Ponce says criticism of police procedures plays a big part in the search for answers. [audio:https://www.wuft.org/news/files/2012/03/CriticismWrap.mp3] Short depth by Chris Peralta – WUFT-FM Gainesville Fraternal Order Police President Jeff McAdams says the Sanford Police Department …

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Ocala rally to honor memory of Sanford teen

A candlelight vigil in memory of Trayvon Martin will be held on Sunday in Ocala. Interfaith Alliance of Marion County President Delphine Herbert says she hopes to see people of all backgrounds come together to remember the teen who was fatally shot in Sanford. [audio:https://www.wuft.org/news/files/2012/03/Herbert5.mp3] The event will take place …

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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:https://www.wuft.org/news/files/2012/03/SelfDefenseWrap.mp3]

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