Jacob Sullum on Why George Zimmerman Should Be Acquitted


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On a rainy night in February 2012 at a gated townhouse complex in Sanford, Florida, George Zimmerman and Trayvon Martin stared at each other, and both perceived a threat. What followed is the focus of Zimmerman's murder trial, which continues this week. Senior Editor Jacob Sullum says the outcome should depend on specific facts rather than the overarching, frequently misleading narratives that people tend to impose on the case.