Open and Shut

I am not a legal professional, nor do I claim to be one, but I do have at least a lay understanding of how the law works in the American justice system. As an educated member of the laity I find myself increasingly flabbergasted by the treatment of the Trayvon Martin case by both the Republican-affiliated media and significant portions of the American public. I am not an attorney nor do I have anything but the most cursory legal training. However, I think it is overtly clear that the case of George Zimmerman and Trayvon Martin is the most open and shut murder case we have seen in modern American history. Continue reading