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Posted 2 years ago in Criminal Law by Aaron Kase  
Hate Crime for White Man Killed for Having Black Friends?

A Louisiana man who was apparently killed because he had black friends could be the subject of a federal hate crime trial, experts believe. Michael Luke Darby, 24, was stabbed to death by assailants last month after he left a bar with two black companions. Two men have been arrested for the murder after Darby’s body was found behind some bushes in Lafayette. According to local news reports, on Oct. 14 Darby and his friends were confronted in the street …

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Posted 2 years ago in Criminal Law Video by Jennifer King  
Read the Latest Issue of Lawyers.com’s Criminal Law Newsletter

Caught Speeding? There’s an App for That Did you ever wish you could know ahead of time where speed traps, radar guns and red light cameras hide? Well, now you can. New mobile technology combines social media with radar detection, and allows you to get instant updates from other drivers on the lookout — all while cruising above the speed limit. Find Out More…   How to Fly Legally with Firearms If you’re planning to take your gun with you …

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Posted 2 years ago in Criminal Law by Aaron Kase  
FBI Designates Juggalos a Gang, Insane Clown Posse Sues

Bloods, Crips, Latin Kings and Juggalos? The latter, the unofficial name for the tattooed, rabid fan base of horror-core rock group Insane Clown Posse, have been classified as a “loosely-organized hybrid gang” by the FBI in their latest gang threat assessment. The band, known as ICP for short, is none too happy about the designation and is suing the FBI to find out what exactly their fans did to deserve such a label. Although the FBI report notes that crimes …

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Posted 2 years ago in Criminal Law by Michele Bowman  
State Goes Public with Zimmerman Cousin’s Molestation Claims

The prosecutor in the George Zimmerman trial released more witness testimony on Monday, July 16, in which a cousin of Zimmerman claims he molested her over a ten year period when they were children. Zimmerman is accused of second-degree murder in the February shooting death of Trayvon Martin, an unarmed black teenager who was walking in Zimmerman’s neighborhood. According to the witness, Zimmerman allegedly groped and fondled her, starting when they were 8 and 6, respectively, on family visits. The incidents continued …

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Posted 2 years ago in Crime Criminal Law by Michele Bowman  
New FBI Evidence in Trayvon Martin Shooting

Two developments late last week in the legal case of George Zimmerman, the man accused of second-degree murder in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin last February in Sanford, Florida, reveal that the judge has his hands full with Zimmerman and his new legal team, which got a boost with new character evidence and at the same time are challenging the judge’s impartiality.   Zimmerman: Good Guy, but Maybe Kinda Violent First, on July 12, Special Prosecutor Angela Corey released …

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