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Posted 1 year ago in Crime gun rights by Aaron Kase  
Task Force Examines Racial Bias in ‘Stand Your Ground’ Laws

This is Part Three of a four-part series on Stand Your Ground laws. Please see Part One: ‘Stand Your Ground’ Law Isn’t Making Anyone Safer [Video], Part Two: ‘Stand Your Ground’ Fails to Deter Crime, Part Four: ‘Stand Your Ground’ Means More Homicides. The death of Trayvon Martin at the hands of George Zimmerman provided the headlines that brought Stand Your Ground laws into the spotlight. Zimmerman’s recent acquittal for shooting and killing an unarmed Martin last year has reignited …

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Posted 1 year ago in Crime Your Family & The Law by Janet Raasch  
Domestic Violence Widespread and Underreported

Domestic violence is much more common than you think. One in four women in the United States will experience domestic violence at some point in her life. Each and every day, three women in the United States are murdered by their husbands or boyfriends. Almost two-thirds of all women killed by men are killed by an intimate partner. Domestic violence is a pattern of abusive behavior in an intimate relationship where one partner attempts to gain or maintain power and …

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Posted 1 year ago in Crime Driving & Motor Vehicles Podcasts by Larry Bodine  
What Cops Look for with DUI Stops [Podcast]

(iStockphoto/Thinkstock) The hot summer may seem like a perfect time for that cold bottle of beer or refreshing margarita. But be careful. Police stop about 1.4 million people for drunk driving each year. In a “What You Should Know” interview, Lawyers.com Editor-in-Chief Larry Bodine tells syndicated radio host Mike Carruthers that drunk driving is an excellent way to ruin your life. Larry says nationwide there’s a standard .08 blood alcohol content (BAC) limit, and if you’re over it — you’ll …

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Posted 1 year ago in Crime Current Events by Larry Bodine  
How Jury Found Zimmerman Not Guilty – KCBS [Radio]

July 13, 2013 (AP Photo/Orlando Sentinel, Joe Burbank, Pool) The jurors in George Zimmerman’s trial decided he had a right to self-defense and exercised it in the killing of Trayvon Martin. They acquitted Zimmerman of second-degree murder and manslaughter. All News KCBS radio (740 AM and 106.9 FM), the flagship station of CBS Radio Network in San Francisco, interviewed Lawyers.com Editor-in-Chief Larry Bodine, who explained what happened at the trial. Larry says Zimmerman’s lawyers did not assert the Stand Your …

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Posted 1 year ago in Crime Current Events gun rights by Larry Bodine  
Larry Bodine Explains Zimmerman Verdict on WFTL [Radio]

(AP Photo/Orlando Sentinel, Joe Burbank, Pool) Lawyers.com Editor-in-Chief Larry Bodine was interviewed on “The Joyce Kaufman Show” on WFTL (850 AM). The station serves Fort Lauderdale, Miami and the Palm Beaches. Larry explains how a jury found George Zimmerman not guilty of second-degree murder and manslaughter. Larry believes the media had been biased in rooting for a second-degree murder or manslaughter conviction. Thus, people were surprised by the outcome. However, upon reviewing the evidence, the prosecution was short on eyewitnesses, …

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