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MARK O'MARA - STAND YOUR GROUND LAW
Lawyer and CNN Legal analyst discusses his legal work with the 'Stand Your Ground' law and his case with George Zimmerman as well as current stand your ground laws in Florida.
George Michael Zimmerman (born October 5, 1983) is an American known for the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin in Sanford, Florida, on February 26, 2012. On July 13, 2013, he was acquitted of all charges in Florida v. George Zimmerman. As of 2015 he remained the subject of media interest due to ongoing controversy over the Trayvon Martin case. In addition, he has been involved in other violent incidents, with allegations of violence made against him; however, he was not convicted. Zimmerman was later the target of a shooting, which resulted in a conviction for attempted murder against the perpetrator.