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The Trayvon Martin shooting and self-defense laws

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BURLINGTON, Vt. -

Last month in Florida, George Zimmerman who was part of his neighborhood watch shot and killed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. Zimmerman said he felt threatened and it was self defense but the 911 operator he called told him to stop following Martin before he shot the young man. Tonight we'll take a look at the self defense law in this region.

Michelle Martinez Campbell, is a Former New York Prosecutor and is now a Vermont Law School professor. She joins us on The :30 to discuss the issue.

For more, watch the video from The :30

 

 

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