All eyes were watching as Trayvon Martin’s killer finally made his first court appearance 45 days after Trayvon Martin’s death. His first court appearance made breaking international news as Canada and other countries weighed in on the case. Debbie Hines, founder of LegalSpeaks weighed in on the subject on CBC-Canadian TV News. Trayvon Martin Killer Makes First Court Appearance. When asked about the hatred surrounding the Trayvon Martin case, she replied that this case is not about hatred but about an outcry for justice. The road to justice began on April 12, 2012 for Trayvon Martin.
Bringing George Zimmerman,the killer of Trayvon Martin, to appear and answer charges on the 2nd degree murder charge is the first hurdle among many to come in seeing Zimmerman stand trial for the murder of Trayvon Martin. He will be arraigned on May 29, 2012. Motions will be filed by the defense for his bail release. Other motions may also be filed by the defense, pending his arraignment. The road to justice may be winding, twisting and turning in the months to follow. Stay tuned here for upcoming developments in the Trayvon Martin case.
Debbie Hines is a lawyer, former prosecutor and legal /political commentator appearing in national and local media including CNN, the Michael Eric Dyson Show, XM Sirius radio, NBC , ABC and CBS affiliates, RT TV, CBC- Canadian News TV, NPR, the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, USA Today, Black Enterprise among others. She founded LegalSpeaks, a progressive blog on women and race in law and politics. She also writes for the Huffington Post.