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Archive of posts published in the tag: George Zimmerman

Journalistic Malfeasance on Zimmerman

It is interesting how ill informed so much of the coverage is of the Zimmerman case. More of this from Reason Magazine, Zimmerman Backlash Continues Thanks to Media Misinformation by Cathy Young. Excerpts: This narrative has perpetuated the lie that

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A Victim of Their Own Success

Shelby Steele writes in the Wall Street Journal The Decline of the Civil-Rights Establishment. Excerpts: This would not be the first time that a movement begun in profound moral clarity, and that achieved greatness, waned away into a parody of

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Angela Corey vs Alan Dershowitiz

From Angela Corey’s Checkered Past by Ian Tuttle in National Review: In June 2012, Alan Dershowitz, a well-known defense attorney who has been a professor at Harvard Law School for nearly half a century, criticized Corey for her affidavit in

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Respect the Jury

Jason Riley writes in the Wall Street Journal, Race, Politics and the Zimmerman Trial: Excerpts: The jury’s only job in the Zimmerman trial was to determine whether the defendant broke the law when he shot and killed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin last year in

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Crime and Culture, not Race, is the Issue

Jason Riley writes in the Wall Street Journal, Race, Politics and the Zimmerman Trial: Excerpts: Any candid debate on race and criminality in this country would have to start with the fact that blacks commit an astoundingly disproportionate number of

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An Impediment to Justice

Hate Crime legislation adds another dimension to a crime that is unwarranted.  The racialization of Zimmerman’s killing of Treyvon Martin brought race as an issue.  Without that issue as a wedge the political play was absent.  Our obsession with race is

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